Kumhar (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest Pakistan census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Introduction

Though they are traditionally potters, many Kumhars in Pakistan are now land owners. They have two different communities; one group is made up of local Pakistani Kumhars and the other migrated from India.


Ministry Obstacles

Pakistan is a very closed country, and those with power make sure that everyone remains Sunni Muslim.


Outreach Ideas

It will take some creativity to reach the Kumhar people in Pakistan. Perhaps outsiders can have contact with them by purchasing their pots and produce. Kumhars who have internet access can get the JESUS film and the Bible in many languages of Pakistan.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

There are no known followers of Christ among the Kumhar people, so pray for the Lord to make a way for them to have their first church planting movement.


Pray for the Entire People Group

* Pray that God will give the Kumhar dreams and visions leading them to salvation and abundant life.
* Pray that gospel materials on the internet will lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray for entire Kumhar families to have the chance to hear and respond to the person, Jesus Christ.


Scripture Prayers for the Kumhar (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

Additional Info
Global Prayer Digest: 2011-11-30
Global Prayer Digest: 2014-10-26
Global Prayer Digest: 2019-08-07
People Name General Kumhar (Muslim traditions)
People Name in Country Kumhar (Muslim traditions)
Pronunciation koom-HAR
World Population 3,707,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 73
Alternate Names Ahitant; Aiton; Ghumiar; Ghurmar; Kir; Kumar; Kumbhar; Kumbrani; Kumhar; Langotra; Lehri; Narhia; Prajapat; Prajapati; Sohal; Takopatil; कुम्हार (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 17597
ROP3 Code 113028
Country Pakistan
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 5  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 4
Largest States
Punjab
3,122,000
Sindh
335,000
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
179,000
Balochistan
1,300
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Pakistan
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 5  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 4
  Punjab 3,122,000
  Sindh 335,000
  Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 179,000
  Balochistan 1,300
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Punjabi, Western (2,776,000 speakers)
Language Code pnb   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 17
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Urdu
433,000
Saraiki
246,000
Sindhi
156,000
Hindko, Northern
38,000
Hindko, Southern
21,000
Shina, Kohistani
4,800
Bagri
4,700
Koli, Kachi
4,500
Kacchi
4,400
Koli, Wadiyari
3,700
Koli, Parkari
1,900
Marwari
1,100
Kohistani, Indus
300
Dhatki
300
Pashto, Central
200
Primary Language Punjabi, Western (2,776,000 speakers)
Language Code pnb   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 17
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Urdu 433,000
  Saraiki 246,000
  Sindhi 156,000
  Hindko, Northern 38,000
  Hindko, Southern 21,000
  Shina, Kohistani 4,800
  Bagri 4,700
  Koli, Kachi 4,500
  Kacchi 4,400
  Koli, Wadiyari 3,700
  Koli, Parkari 1,900
  Marwari 1,100
  Kohistani, Indus 300
  Dhatki 300
  Pashto, Central 200
People Groups Speaking Punjabi, Western

Primary Language:  Punjabi, Western

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1885-1922)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1819-1952)
Bible-Complete No
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 Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Punjabi, Western
Film / Video The Return
Film / Video The Return
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gospel website in this language
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter Cartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest Pakistan census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Photo Source (Representative photo)
Naveed Akhtar 
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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