Khadura in India

The Khadura 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.

Subgroups: 4

Subgroup Name Population
Asthalohi 2,100
Kamela 2,100
Kumuti Khadura 2,100
Oriya Khadura 2,100

Introduction / History

Traditionally the Khambu people (aka, Rai) were nature worshippers. They worshipped objects of nature such as trees, rivers and animals, but they also worshipped their ancestors.


Where Are they Located?

Most Khambu people live in West Bengal, India, but a small number live either in Bhutan or Nepal.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Khambu people are farmers and livestock herders.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Hinduism was forced upon them by outsiders. Today some of them are showing an interest in Buddhism, especially those who live in Bhutan. Hindus believe that by performing rituals and good works that they will attain moksha or freedom from the endless cycle of birth, death and rebirth. They visit Hindu temples and offer prayers, food, flowers, and incense to their gods in hopes of gaining protection and benefits. They do not have a personal or familial relationship with their gods like Christians or Jews. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.


What Are Their Needs?

The Khambu people need the chance to allow Jesus Christ to give their lives new meaning and purpose.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Khadura in India.

* Pray for the Khambu culture to be renewed and enhanced by a work of the Holy Spirit and shaped into a God-centered and God-honoring mold.
* Pray for the Holy Spirit to move among Khambu family and community leaders to seek His face and enjoy His blessings.
* Pray for the Lord to thrust out workers who will be compelled to nurture a disciple making movement among the Khambu people.
* Pray that soon the Khambu people will have faith that will lead them to live honorable lives that will draw others to the Savior.


References

https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/17148/IN
https://www.peoplegroups.org/Explore/groupdetails.aspx?peid=49015
https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/17148/NP
https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/17148/BT
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rai_people


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Khadura
People Name in Country Khadura
World Population 15,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Khadra; Khadwar; Khodra; खादूरा
People ID 17144
ROP3 Code 112493
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 3
Largest States
Odisha
10,000
Chhattisgarh
4,100
Jharkhand
200
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 3
  Odisha 10,000
  Chhattisgarh 4,100
  Jharkhand 200
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Odia (10,000 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
Chhattisgarhi
3,300
Hindi
1,100
Primary Language Odia (10,000 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
  Chhattisgarhi 3,300
  Hindi 1,100
People Groups Speaking Odia

Primary Language:  Odia

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1811-1956)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1809-2000)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1815-2014)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Virtual Storehouse
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Odia
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 Odia
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Rivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Gospel website in this language
General Gospel website in this language
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible: ODIA - Oriya
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
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 India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Photo Source Anonymous 
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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