The Mannan are a scheduled caste in Kerala. They are not vegetarians but do not eat beef or pork. Rice is eaten as a cereal. Perumannan is another name for them.
The Mannan are monogamous and like cousin marriages. Some of them work with coconuts, herbal medicines and laboring. They have a community association to look after them. Hinduism is their religion.
The Mannan also live in Tamil Nadu. They speak Malayalam and Tamil. Most work as washermen. They are educated generally. Among them are a few Christians. They use self-employment programs.
* Scripture Prayers for the Perumannan in India.
* Pray that the community association leaders lead others of the Mannan to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that Mannan evangelical Christians will lead others among them to salvation.
Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999
|Profile Source: Anonymous|
|People Name General||Perumannan|
|People Name in Country||Perumannan|
|Progress Scale||1 ●|
|Frontier People Group||Yes|
|GSEC||1 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed||2|
|Alternate Names||Azhagarmattukkaran; Bhoobhoomkaran; Bhoommattukkaran; Gangireddulollu; पेरूमंनान|
|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||Malayalam (46,000 speakers)|
|Language Code||mal Ethnologue Listing|
|Language Written||Yes ScriptSource Listing|
Primary Language: Malayalam
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible-New Testament||Yes (1829-1995)|
|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||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||Following Jesus (India, JF Project)|
|Film / Video||God's Story Video|
|Film / Video||Jesus Film: view in Malayalam|
|Film / Video||Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)|
|Film / Video||Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)|
|General||Four Spiritual Laws|
|General||God's Simple Plan|
|General||Got Questions Ministry|
|Mobile App||Download Bible from Google Play Store|
|Text / Printed Matter||Bible|
|Text / Printed Matter||Bible Gateway Scripture|
|Text / Printed Matter||Bible: മലയാളം - Malayalam|