Traditionally the Panniandis were a swine-rearing community that is currently struggling to rise above their humble origins. They are Dalits, untouchables.
The Panniandi people live in southern India, especially in Tamil Nadu state.
Most members of the Panniandi community still live in poverty and illiteracy. It is a struggle for them to rise above this even with India’s reservation system which gives low caste people “reservations” in universities.
The Panniandi people practice Hinduism, which means that they will worship the gods that they believe will benefit them. They have no personal relationship with their gods.
The Panniandi people need the opportunities to get the education they need to get out of poverty and disgrace.
* Scripture Prayers for the Panniandi in India.
* Pray for the Lord to raise up a strong disciple making movement to saturate the hearts and minds of the Panniandi people.
* Pray for God's blessing, strengthening and healing of Panniandi families and communities through the abundant life Jesus offers to all who call on His name.
* Pray for God's blessing on the leaders in this people group, along with their families, and for their communities to welcome and enjoy God’s blessing.
* Pray for the Lord to multiply the reception and influence of His Word among this people group, leading them to love Him with their whole being.
|Profile Source: Keith Carey|
|People Name General||Panniandi|
|People Name in Country||Panniandi|
|Population this Country||11,000|
|Population all Countries||11,000|
|Progress Scale||1 ●|
|Frontier People Group||Yes|
|GSEC||1 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed||1|
|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||Tamil (9,600 speakers)|
|Language Code||tam Ethnologue Listing|
|Language Written||Yes ScriptSource Listing|
Primary Language: Tamil
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible-New Testament||Yes (1715-1998)|
|Possible Print Bibles|
|Forum Bible Agencies|
|National Bible Societies|
|World Bible Finder|
|Resource Type ▲||Resource Name|
|Audio Recordings||Audio Bible teaching (GRN)|
|Audio Recordings||Father's Love Letter|
|Audio Recordings||General Ministry Resources|
|Audio Recordings||Online New Testament (FCBH)|
|Audio Recordings||Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)|
|Audio Recordings||Oral Bible|
|Audio Recordings||Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||Finding Peace|
|Film / Video||Following Jesus (India, JF Project)|
|Film / Video||God's Story Video|
|Film / Video||Indigitube.tv Video / Animation|
|Film / Video||Jesus Film: view in Tamil|
|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 Prophets' Story|
|General||Comprehensive list of Tamil Resources|
|General||God's Simple Plan|
|General||Gospel website in this language|