The Veluthadanayar live in Kerala in India. They speak, read and write in Malayalam. They are not vegetarians and eat rice as a cereal.
Cousin marriages are preferred among them. Divorce and marrying again are allowed. Sons and daughters inherit the property in same amounts on the death of the father. Women wash clothes (which is the traditional work) and they work in agriculture too. They can have property. There are marriage rituals and the dead are cremated.
They work as laborers, in business and in government work. There is child labor. They have a society to help them. Hinduism is their religion. They believe in education and use family planning.
* Scripture Prayers for the Veluthadanayar in India.
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials will lead them to salvation.
Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999
|Profile Source: Anonymous|
|People Name General||Veluthadanayar|
|People Name in Country||Veluthadanayar|
|Progress Scale||1 ●|
|Frontier People Group||Yes|
|GSEC||2 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed||4|
|Alternate Names||Veluthadan, Veluthedathu Nair, Veluttedan, Veluttedan Nair, वेलुत्ड़ानयार|
|National Bible Society||Website|
|Persecution Rank||10 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|
|Total States on file||5|
|Specialized Website||South Asia Peoples|
|Primary Language||Malayalam (103,000 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|