Kamathi in India

The Kamathi have only been reported in India
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Main Language
Largest Religion
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Evangelical
Progress
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Introduction / History

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. The meaning of the word Komati may mean clever businessman or keeper of cows.

They are a trading company involved in business, banking and lending money. They are mainly Hindus but the Jaina Komati follow Jainism. There are several languages spoken by them including Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

The Komati are vegetarians. They follow Ahimsa which means not to hurt or injure but to help.

Arya Vaisya are a a sub group of the Komati and the name means respectable.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Kamathi in India.

* Pray that as they like to help and not injure they are attracted to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to Salvation too.
* Pray that Indian Christians lead them to Jesus Christ.


References

Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Additional Info
Global Prayer Digest: 2012-08-17
People Name General Kamathi
People Name in Country Kamathi
World Population 201,000
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 South Asia
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
186,000
Karnataka
9,000
Madhya Pradesh
1,500
Gujarat
1,400
Telangana
1,100
Chhattisgarh
900
Odisha
200
Delhi
100
Andhra Pradesh
90
Tamil Nadu
50
Kerala
40
Goa
30
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
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 186,000
  Karnataka 9,000
  Madhya Pradesh 1,500
  Gujarat 1,400
  Telangana 1,100
  Chhattisgarh 900
  Odisha 200
  Delhi 100
  Andhra Pradesh 90
  Tamil Nadu 50
  Kerala 40
  Goa 30
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Telugu (161,000 speakers)
Language Code tel   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 7
Secondary Languages
Marathi
15,000
Konkani
13,000
Kannada
12,000
Ahirani
400
Odia
60
Malayalam
20
Primary Language Telugu (161,000 speakers)
Language Code tel   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 7
Secondary Languages
  Marathi 15,000
  Konkani 13,000
  Kannada 12,000
  Ahirani 400
  Odia 60
  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  (1854-2002)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
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 (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 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 Pearl of Great Price (Indigitube.tv)
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible
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 %
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.


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