Maniyattikkaran in India

The Maniyattikkaran 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 Maniyattikkaran people of India are unengaged and unreached. It is believed they are part of the Tamil language cluster. Though Hindus are in the majority among Tamil speakers, there is a large Christian presence among them as well.


Where Are they Located?

The Maniyattikkaran people live in Tamil Nadu, a state in southeastern India. This is also the only area where cluster of Maniyattikkaran resides.


What Are Their Lives Like?

There is no formal report describes the Maniyattikkaran. Based on the geographic location of Tamil Nadu which is along the eastern coast line of India. This area is notably well developed in its urban economic structure compares to the rest of the country. For the past few centuries until now, it's seaports attracts both tourists and foreign power. Under the British Colonial rule, its transportation network and educational system are fully established. It has colleges and schools specifically for women which many of them hold professional college degree such as medical, engineering


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Maniyattikkaran practice Hinduism, the primary religion in Tamil Nadu. However, Hinduism is basically a catch-all phrase for all spiritual beliefs that are native to India.


What Are Their Needs?

The Maniyattikkaran are mixed within a well-developed region of India. We can assume their needs are fairly similar to other urban communities. The need to connect to other people, the struggle between work and home lives and the search of a higher purpose in life.


Prayer Points

Pray for the lives and culture of the Maniyattikkaran people to experience God's blessings in their families.
Pray for gospel workers' safety and ability to derive strategic plan to locate the Maniyattikkaran, in order to meet their needs and to reveal God's provisions for them.
Pray for the spiritual lives of the Maniyattikkaran people to become fruitful as they follow Christ.


Scripture Prayers for the Maniyattikkaran in India.


References

https://www.matchfinder.in/brides/divorcee/maniyattikkaran-divorced-brides
https://www.matchfinder.in/brides/doctors/maniyattikkaran-doctor-brides
https://www.academia.edu/36139017/Draft_List_of_Denotified_Tribes
https://www.peoplegroups.org/explore/GroupDetails.aspx?peid=49192
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamil_Nadu
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuddalore


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Maniyattikkaran
People Name in Country Maniyattikkaran
Population this Country 4,800
Population all Countries 4,800
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 Devakulam; Devana; Devarkulam; Devarollu; Mannetikkaran; मणियत्तिककरण
People ID 17567
ROP3 Code 112993
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)
Districts Interactive map, listing and data download
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 1
  Tamil Nadu 4,800
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Tamil (4,800 speakers)
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Tamil (4,800 speakers)
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Tamil

Primary Language:  Tamil

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1714-1956)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1715-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1727-2021)
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
Audio Recordings General Ministry Resources
Audio Recordings Love letter to you from scripture
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Recorded oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Film / Video Finding Peace
Film / Video Following Jesus video
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tamil
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena video
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime
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.
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