Rajput, Gautam in India

Population

472,000

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


The Rajputs

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Introduction

The Gautam are a landowning community and their traditional occupation is farming. They have a number of clans and lineages. Marriage is settled through negotiation. Divorce is not allowed, but widow and widower remarriage is permitted. Parental property is inherited equally by the sons. They are Hindu by religion, and their clan deity is Babui Sati. A Brahman officiates at their life-cycle rituals. The dead are cremated and the death rituals daswan, terhi, and barsi are observed.


Ministry Obstacles

People raised in the teachings of Hinduism find it difficult to understand and believe that there is only one God, and that he is very distinct from his creation.


Outreach Ideas

Pray that the believers who interact with this group would be compelled by the Holy Spirit to make friends with them and share the gospel with them clearly.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

There are no known followers of Jesus today among the Hindu Gautam community. Pray the Lord will begin to stir many hearts to seek forgiveness for their sin, and for a relationship with the creator God. At present, few know this is even possible.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Please pray this community will care adequately for those unable to care for themselves, the orphans, the elderly, and the indigent.

Profile Source: Joshua Project

People Name General Rajput, Gautam
People Name in Country Rajput, Gautam
Population in India 472,000
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Hindi
People Name General Rajput, Gautam
Ethnic Code CNN25
Country India
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Hindi 236,000 Bhojpuri 79,000 Awadhi 17,000 Gujarati 16,000
Kanauji 6,700 Marwari 5,500 Bundeli 4,300 Dogri 3,600
Kumaoni 3,000 Garhwali 2,700 Maithili 1,900 Merwari 1,800
Dhundari 1,700 Bengali 1,400 Kangri 1,300 Panjabi, Eastern 900
Khandesi 900 Marathi 900 Mewari 600 Oriya 500
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Hindi 236,000 Bhojpuri 79,000
Awadhi 17,000 Gujarati 16,000
Kanauji 6,700 Marwari 5,500
Bundeli 4,300 Dogri 3,600
Kumaoni 3,000 Garhwali 2,700
Maithili 1,900 Merwari 1,800
Dhundari 1,700 Bengali 1,400
Kangri 1,300 Panjabi, Eastern 900
Khandesi 900 Marathi 900
Mewari 600 Oriya 500
Largest Religion Hinduism
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
0.00%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
100.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
0.00%
Protestant
0.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
0.00%
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