The Pawaria live in Bihar. Islam is their religion. They speak Urdu and Hindi and read and write in Perso-Arabic and Devanagari. They are not vegetarians and eat rice as the main food.
The Pawaria are mostly monogamous. They have birth and marriage rituals. The divorced and bereaved can marry again. The dead are buried. On the death of the father, the property is inherited by the sons with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home.
The Pawaria are involved in several lines of work such as shops and laboring. They use education and modern medicines but not family planning. They make use of other benefits available to them.
* Scripture Prayers for the Pawaria (Muslim traditions) in India.
* Pray that God gives the Pawaria dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials lead them to salvation.
Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999
|Profile Source: Anonymous|
|People Name General||Pawaria (Muslim traditions)|
|People Name in Country||Pawaria (Muslim traditions)|
|Progress Scale||1 ●|
|Frontier People Group||Yes|
|GSEC||1 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed||1|
|Alternate Names||Pamaria, Paturia, Pauria, Pawari Bhil, पवरिया (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)|
|National Bible Society||Website|
|Persecution Rank||10 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|
|Total States on file||4|
|Specialized Website||South Asia Peoples|
|Primary Language||Urdu (29,000 speakers)|
|Language Code||urd Ethnologue Listing|
|Language Written||Yes ScriptSource Listing|
Primary Language: Urdu
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible-New Testament||Yes (1758-2000)|
|Possible Print Bibles|
|Forum Bible Agencies|
|National Bible Societies|
|World Bible Finder|
|Resource Type ▲||Resource Name|
|Audio Recordings||Audio Bible teaching (GRN)|
|Audio Recordings||Online New Testament - Easy to Read (FCBH)|
|Audio Recordings||Online New Testament - Pakistan Bible Society (FCBH)|
|Audio Recordings||Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)|
|Audio Recordings||Oral Bible|
|Audio Recordings||Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)|
|Audio Recordings||Urdu Online Audio Bible|
|Film / Video||God's Story Video|
|Film / Video||Jesus Film: view in Urdu|
|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 Prophets' Story|
|Film / Video||The Savior 6 - The Lord's Prayer|
|Film / Video||The Savior 8 - Jesus is Risen|
|General||Four Spiritual Laws|
|General||God's Simple Plan|
|General||Got Questions Ministry|