Sayyid in India


Population
7,695,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction

The Sayyid are one of the larger segments of Muslims in India. The word literally means "master"; the closest English equivalent would be "sir" or "lord". Some Muslims use the term sayyid for the descendants of Abu Talib, uncle of Muhammad. Sayyid ancestors migrated to India from different parts of Iran.


Ministry Obstacles

The Sayyid may have an inadequate understanding of who Jesus truly is, the Son of God, deity.


Outreach Ideas

Christian workers need to build good relationships with the Sayyid people, friendships based upon trust.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

Pray the followers of Christ that will soon emerge from the Sayyid community will become well established in the faith, fully trusting in Christ for their eternal life and for power to live the present life. Pray they will live holy lives.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray the Sayyid community will increasingly hunger to truly know and follow Isa (Jesus) as he is referred to in the Koran.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

Prayer / Resource Links:
Global Prayer Digest: 2007-10-26
Global Prayer Digest: 2013-08-11
Global Prayer Digest: 2015-08-17
Global Prayer Digest: 2016-10-15
People Name General Sayyid
People Name in Country Sayyid
Population in India 7,695,000
World Population 15,403,000
Total Countries 4
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Barwar, Dayarewale, Ghair-e-mehdi, Mahadavia, Mashaikh, Mehdiwale, Mulla, Mushaik, Mushaq, Nadim Guruvulu, Pirzada, Saiyed, Saiyid, Sayad, Sayd, Sayyad, Syed, साइयिड
People ID 18045
ROP3 Code 113540
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 35
Largest States
(only 20 largest shown)
Uttar Pradesh (1,674,000) Maharashtra (1,273,000) Karnataka (896,000)
Bihar (550,000) Rajasthan (535,000) West Bengal (416,000)
Andhra Pradesh (410,000) Telangana (402,000) Madhya Pradesh (334,000)
Gujarat (283,000) Tamil Nadu (231,000) Delhi (145,000)
Assam (139,000) Jharkhand (94,000) Haryana (80,000)
Odisha (58,000) Chhattisgarh (40,000) Uttarakhand (37,000)
Punjab (34,000) Jammu and Kashmir (22,000)
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 35  (only 20 largest shown)
Uttar Pradesh (1,674,000) Maharashtra (1,273,000)
Karnataka (896,000) Bihar (550,000)
Rajasthan (535,000) West Bengal (416,000)
Andhra Pradesh (410,000) Telangana (402,000)
Madhya Pradesh (334,000) Gujarat (283,000)
Tamil Nadu (231,000) Delhi (145,000)
Assam (139,000) Jharkhand (94,000)
Haryana (80,000) Odisha (58,000)
Chhattisgarh (40,000) Uttarakhand (37,000)
Punjab (34,000) Jammu and Kashmir (22,000)
Primary Language: Urdu (5,719,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: urd   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 48
Secondary Languages:
(only 20 largest shown)
Bengali (446,000) Telugu (163,000) Gujarati (141,000)
Tamil (129,000) Marwari (123,000) Bhojpuri (88,000)
Kannada (86,000) Marathi (71,000) Punjabi, Eastern (63,000)
Dhundari (54,000) Merwari (32,000) Assamese (24,000)
Awadhi (21,000) Maithili (20,000) Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken (19,000)
Odia (19,000) Shekhawati (15,000) Malayalam (13,000)
Mewari (13,000) Konkani (11,000)
Primary Language: Urdu (5,719,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: urd   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 48
Secondary Languages: (only 20 largest shown)
Bengali (446,000) Telugu (163,000)
Gujarati (141,000) Tamil (129,000)
Marwari (123,000) Bhojpuri (88,000)
Kannada (86,000) Marathi (71,000)
Punjabi, Eastern (63,000) Dhundari (54,000)
Merwari (32,000) Assamese (24,000)
Awadhi (21,000) Maithili (20,000)
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken (19,000) Odia (19,000)
Shekhawati (15,000) Malayalam (13,000)
Mewari (13,000) Konkani (11,000)
Primary Language: Urdu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1747-1894)
New Testament Yes   (1758-2000)
Complete Bible Yes   (1843-1998)
Audio Bible Online
 
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
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Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
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 Bible stories
Audio Recordings Urdu Online Audio Bible
Film / Video A Gathering of the Followers of Isa (Indigitube.tv)
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 Greatest Sacrifice (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video The Prophets Story (Indigitube.tv)
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
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 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
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Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Profile Source: Joshua Project  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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