Arain (Hindu traditions) in India

Joshua Project has identified the Arain (Hindu traditions) only in India
Population
287,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Arain of India mostly work in horticulture and gardening. There are Hindus and Muslims among them.

In Delhi the Arain speak Arain and Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. They are not vegetarians and eat wheat and rice as cereals. They have cross-cousin marriages. Divorce and marrying again is allowed. The dead are buried. Many of them now work in business. They use modern medicines and family planning.

In Punjab they speak Punjabi and read and write in Gurmukhi. Village councils settle disagreements. Many are cultivators as are most other Arain.

In Himachal Pradesh many of them speak Mandiali.

In Bihar the Arain speak Urdu and read and write in Perso Arabic. Daughters get some property when the father dies but not as much as the sons.

In Haryana they speak Haryanvi and Hindu and read and write in Devanagari.


Prayer Points

* Pray that Indian Christians will lead the Arain to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that the internet and gospel materials will bring them the gospel message.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Prayer Links:
Global Prayer Digest: 2013-08-22
People Name General Arain (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Arain (Hindu traditions)
Population in India 287,000
World Population 287,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached Yes
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Baghban, Chaudhari, Rain, आरायण (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 16951
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 8
Largest States
Haryana (197,000) Delhi (64,000) Punjab (19,000)
Himachal Pradesh (2,400) Chandigarh (2,000) Uttarakhand (1,700)
Uttar Pradesh (800) Gujarat (200)
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 8
Haryana (197,000) Delhi (64,000)
Punjab (19,000) Himachal Pradesh (2,400)
Chandigarh (2,000) Uttarakhand (1,700)
Uttar Pradesh (800) Gujarat (200)
Primary Language: Hindi (185,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: hin   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 12
Secondary Languages:
Punjabi, Eastern (65,000) Haryanvi (18,000) Bagri (2,300)
Saraiki (900) Kangri (800) Kumaoni (800)
Mandeali (300) Pahari, Mahasu (100) Bilaspuri (90)
Pahari, Kullu (30) Chambeali
Primary Language: Hindi (185,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 12
Secondary Languages:
Punjabi, Eastern (65,000) Haryanvi (18,000)
Bagri (2,300) Saraiki (900)
Kangri (800) Kumaoni (800)
Mandeali (300) Pahari, Mahasu (100)
Bilaspuri (90) Pahari, Kullu (30)
Chambeali (10)
Primary Language: Hindi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1806-1962)
New Testament Yes   (1811-1998)
Complete Bible Yes   (1818-2000)
Audio Bible Online
 
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Hindi Bible stories
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video A Pilgrimage (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Aasha - Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Coconuts (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Creation to Christ (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Fathers Love Letter
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Haqeeqat Episode 6 (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video Ten Virgins (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video The Final Prodigal (Indigitube.tv)
Primary Religion: Hinduism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.01 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.99 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
Photo Source: Anonymous  
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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