Kadia (Hindu traditions) in India

The Kadia (Hindu traditions) have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Introduction / History

Kadia means masonry, and that has been the traditional role of this community. The Kadia people live in the western states of Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat. They speak, read and write in Gujarati or Kannada.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Most of them do masonry work and agriculture. They have caste councils to look after their interests. They don’t allow for cousin marriages, but they do allow for divorce. They are monogamous, meaning that marriage is between one man and one woman. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son taking charge of family matters.


What Are Their Beliefs?

They are Hindus who worship their ancestors. Some are Muslim. The Hindus Kadias have a lifestyle similar to the Muslims in many ways, though they differ in religious practices.


What Are Their Needs?

The Kadia people need to put all their faith in Jesus Christ, the one who came to give abundant life to all who call on His name.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Kadia (Hindu traditions) in India.

* Pray that God will give the Kadia dreams and visions leading them to begin a movement to Christ. * Pray that the Kadia caste councils will put their faith in the Lord and encourage others to do the same. * Pray for faithful intercessors and workers.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Kadia (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Kadia (Hindu traditions)
Population this Country 151,000
Population all Countries 151,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 3
Alternate Names Gaundi; Kadia; Sathwara; कड़िया (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 17040
ROP3 Code 112376
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 6
Largest States
Karnataka
107,000
Gujarat
21,000
Maharashtra
21,000
Goa
1,300
Daman and Diu
100
Rajasthan
40
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 6
  Karnataka 107,000
  Gujarat 21,000
  Maharashtra 21,000
  Goa 1,300
  Daman and Diu 100
  Rajasthan 40
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Kannada (98,000 speakers)
Language Code kan   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
Gujarati
28,000
Marathi
9,200
Konkani
5,400
Hindi
3,200
Marwari
2,900
Telugu
2,500
Konkani, Goan
1,100
Dhundari
50
Primary Language Kannada (98,000 speakers)
Language Code kan   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
  Gujarati 28,000
  Marathi 9,200
  Konkani 5,400
  Hindi 3,200
  Marwari 2,900
  Telugu 2,500
  Konkani, Goan 1,100
  Dhundari 50
People Groups Speaking Kannada

Primary Language:  Kannada

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1812-1988)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1823-1995)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1827-2016)
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 (GRN)
Audio Recordings Father's Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Kannada
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Kannada
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible: ಕನ್ನಡ - Kannada
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter International Bible Society
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.37 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.60 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.03 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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