Taga (Hindu traditions) in India

Joshua Project has identified the Taga (Hindu traditions) only in India
Population
561,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction

The Taga are also referred to as Tyagi (or Tyagi Brahmin), and Tyagi is a common surname. Some say they were Brahmin at one time, but became farmers and lost Brahmin status. They have been settled farmers for many years. The Taga have two subdivisions, Dasa and Bisa. The former allow widow remarriage while the latter prohibit it. If a Bisa allows and approves widow remarriage he at once falls into the Dasa subdivision. Ashes and bones are collected and disposed of on the third day after cremation. The gots (clans) regulate marriage alliances.


Ministry Obstacles

Spiritual darkness pervades those entrapped in Hinduism.


Outreach Ideas

Pray that Christian workers in the area won't overlook the Taga community. Pray they will no longer be a forgotten people.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

There is no indication of any followers of Jesus today among the Hindu Taga. There may be a few secret believers. However, it's not too early to pray for those who will come to Christ in saving faith. They will need prayer support.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray for the Taga community to increasingly become aware of their need for forgiveness of sin, and that they will seek a Savior.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Taga (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Taga (Hindu traditions)
Population in India 561,000
World Population 561,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Tagah, Tyagi, Tyagi Brahman, तागा (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 18202
ROP3 Code 113717
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: 5
Largest States
Uttar Pradesh (406,000) Delhi (140,000) Uttarakhand (13,000)
Chandigarh (1,100) Haryana (800)
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: 5
Uttar Pradesh (406,000) Delhi (140,000)
Uttarakhand (13,000) Chandigarh (1,100)
Haryana (800)
Primary Language: Hindi (510,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: hin   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 5
Secondary Languages:
Punjabi, Eastern (21,000) Garhwali (1,200) Haryanvi (1,100)
Bagri (20)
Primary Language: Hindi (510,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 5
Secondary Languages:
Punjabi, Eastern (21,000) Garhwali (1,200)
Haryanvi (1,100) Bagri (20)
Primary Language: Hindi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1806-1962)
New Testament Yes   (1811-1998)
Complete Bible Yes   (1818-2000)
Audio Bible Online
 
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Hindi Bible stories
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 Fathers 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 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 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
Photo Source: Isudas   Copyrighted ©   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


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