Dusadh (Hindu traditions) in Bangladesh


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest Bangladesh census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Introduction / History

The Dusadh are often employed as village watchmen and messengers Their primary vocation is seeking alms while singing Kapila Mangal and Sitala Mangal songs. Some work in agriculture.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They worship Garaya, Baghat, Garam Gossain, Kudra, Barpahar, Manasa, Satbahni, Shiva, Durga, Lakshmi, Sitala and other deities.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Christian workers need to note the extreme poverty of the Dosadh community, and not neglect their material and physical needs. Outreach Ideas Christians need to serve these people by helping improve their living conditions. There is a need for friendships based upon trust.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Dusadh (Hindu traditions) in Bangladesh.

Pray for the Christian believers that will someday be found among the Dosadh community, that they will be zealous to know and serve the Lord. Pray for Dosadh disciples who will make more disciples. Pray they will have good schools available for their children and desire to send their children to school. Pray for an improved standard of living.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Dusadh (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Dusadh (Hindu traditions)
Pronunciation doo-SAHT
Population this Country 8,400
Population all Countries 6,777,000
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Darhi; Dharhi; Dhari; Dosadh; Dosadha; Dusad; Dusadh; Gahlot Rajput; Pasi; Paswan; Paswan Pasi; Paswanpasi; डोसाध (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 16742
ROP3 Code 111988
Country Bangladesh
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 29  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 6
Largest States
Rangpur
5,700
Dhaka
4,500
Rajshahi
2,600
Khulna
900
Chittagong
600
Barisal
400
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Bangladesh
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 29  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 6
  Rangpur 5,700
  Dhaka 4,500
  Rajshahi 2,600
  Khulna 900
  Chittagong 600
  Barisal 400
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Bengali (14,000 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
Chittagonian
100
Sylheti
100
Primary Language Bengali (14,000 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
  Chittagonian 100
  Sylheti 100
People Groups Speaking Bengali

Primary Language:  Bengali

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1800-1980)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1801-1984)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1809-2016)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching
Audio Recordings Online Audio Scripture
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Film / Video Following Jesus video
Film / Video God's Love Story
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Bengali
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena video
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime
Film / Video Rivka video
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Film / Video The Savior 3 - Woman at the Well
Film / Video The Savior 8 - Jesus is Risen
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
100.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest Bangladesh census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Photo Source (Representative photo)
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Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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