Kamathi in India

The Kamathi 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

The meaning of the word Komati may mean clever businessman or keeper of cows. Arya Vaisya are a subgroup of the Komati and the name means respectable. The Komati are vegetarians which suggests high status in Hindu societies. The Komati are a caste who live in South and Central India. Many of them live in Andhra Pradesh with others living in several other Indian states.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They are a trading company involved in business, banking and lending money. There are several languages spoken by them including Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.


What Are Their Beliefs?

They are mainly Hindus, but the Jain Komati follow Jainism. They believe in "Ahimsa," which means not to hurt or injure but to help.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Kamathi in India.

* Pray that they are attracted to Jesus Christ enough to make Him Lord over their community. * Pray for faithful intercessors and workers among them. * Pray for the Lord to bless them with both physical and spiritual prosperity. * Pray for a movement to Christ among them this decade.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

Additional Info
Global Prayer Digest: 2012-08-17
People Name General Kamathi
People Name in Country Kamathi
Population this Country 214,000
Population all Countries 214,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 4
Alternate Names Komati; कमाती
People ID 17073
ROP3 Code 112411
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 12
Largest States
Maharashtra
199,000
Karnataka
9,400
Madhya Pradesh
1,500
Gujarat
1,400
Telangana
1,200
Chhattisgarh
1,000
Odisha
300
Delhi
100
Andhra Pradesh
100
Tamil Nadu
50
Kerala
40
Goa
30
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 12
  Maharashtra 199,000
  Karnataka 9,400
  Madhya Pradesh 1,500
  Gujarat 1,400
  Telangana 1,200
  Chhattisgarh 1,000
  Odisha 300
  Delhi 100
  Andhra Pradesh 100
  Tamil Nadu 50
  Kerala 40
  Goa 30
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Telugu (155,000 speakers)
Language Code tel   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 7
Secondary Languages
Marathi
32,000
Konkani
14,000
Kannada
12,000
Ahirani
400
Odia
100
Malayalam
20
Primary Language Telugu (155,000 speakers)
Language Code tel   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 7
Secondary Languages
  Marathi 32,000
  Konkani 14,000
  Kannada 12,000
  Ahirani 400
  Odia 100
  Malayalam 20
People Groups Speaking Telugu

Primary Language:  Telugu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1812-1966)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1818-1989)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1854-2016)
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 (Global Recordings Network)
Audio Recordings Father's Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (Faith Comes By Hearing)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Telugu
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 Telugu
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
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 The Hope Video
Film / Video The Story
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gospel resources links (Scripture Earth)
General Gospel website in this language
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download audio Bible app as APK file from Faith Comes By Hearing
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.28 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
97.10 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
2.62 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project.  
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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