Rawat in India

The Rawat have only been reported in India
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Introduction

The term Rawat signifies a prince; it is a title borne by the relatives of a king. Traditionally, the Rawat are a landowning community engaged in farming. Their attitude towards education, medical and family welfare programs is favorable. Their family deity is Ashapridebi. Village level and regional level deities are Bherujee and Matajee.


Ministry Obstacles

The Hindu Rawat have little concept of a personal, creator God who loves them personally.


Outreach Ideas

Stories from Scripture, combined with Gospel films and recordings, can be used effectively.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

Pray for the followers of Christ that will soon be found in the Rawat community, that the Lord will provide qualified pastors and teachers for them, and that they will be well established in the faith.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray for the Rawat community to increasingly be aware of their need for forgiveness of sin, and that the creator God loves them.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

Prayer / Resource Links:
Global Prayer Digest: 2012-09-02
People Name General Rawat
People Name in Country Rawat
Population in India 676,000
World Population 676,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 13
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 3  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Rao, Ratout, Raut, Rautia, Rauwat, Rawathi, Raya Rawat, Rout, Thakor, Thet, Thetwar, रावत
People ID 17954
ROP3 Code 113443
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 10
Largest States
Rajasthan
454,000
Madhya Pradesh
113,000
Uttar Pradesh
105,000
Uttarakhand
2,500
Tamil Nadu
400
Maharashtra
400
Gujarat
300
Odisha
60
Himachal Pradesh
30
Andaman and Nicobar
20
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 10
  Rajasthan 454,000
  Madhya Pradesh 113,000
  Uttar Pradesh 105,000
  Uttarakhand 2,500
  Tamil Nadu 400
  Maharashtra 400
  Gujarat 300
  Odisha 60
  Himachal Pradesh 30
  Andaman and Nicobar 20
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Hindi (377,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 19
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Merwari
163,000
Dhundari
34,000
Marwari
28,000
Mewari
23,000
Haroti: Harauti
12,000
Awadhi
10,000
Bundeli
6,900
Bhojpuri
4,700
Kanauji
1,500
Malvi
1,100
Kumaoni
900
Garhwali
900
Gujarati
600
Shekhawati
400
Bagheli
200
Other People Groups Speaking Hindi
Primary Language Hindi (377,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 19
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Merwari 163,000
  Dhundari 34,000
  Marwari 28,000
  Mewari 23,000
  Haroti: Harauti 12,000
  Awadhi 10,000
  Bundeli 6,900
  Bhojpuri 4,700
  Kanauji 1,500
  Malvi 1,100
  Kumaoni 900
  Garhwali 900
  Gujarati 600
  Shekhawati 400
  Bagheli 200
People Groups Speaking Hindi

Primary Language:  Hindi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1806-1962)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1811-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1818-2000)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video A Pilgrimage (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Aasha - Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Coconuts (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Creation to Christ (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Haqeeqat Episode 6 (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Rivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video Ten Virgins (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video The Final Prodigal (Indigitube.tv)
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 %
Photo Source Copyrighted © 2018  Isudas  All rights reserved.  Used with permission
Map Source Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Profile Source Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.


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