Barahar in India

The Barahar have only been reported in India
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Main Language
Largest Religion
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Progress
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Introduction / History

The Berad live in Maharashtra. They speak Telugu, Kannada and Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. Hinduism is their religion and they worship Shiva. They are vegetarians who eat rice.

The Berad marry young, girls at twelve, boys at eighteen. Divorce is allowed, mainly by the husband. On the death of the father, the sons inherit the property. Women help with activities including rituals.

The Berad work as cultivators and in agriculture, as laborers and in small businesses. They make their living from the land and forest but are no longer hunters. Family planning is used by them.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Barahar in India.

* Pray that Indian Christians will help lead the Berad to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to salvation.


References

Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Barahar
People Name in Country Barahar
World Population 129,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 3
Alternate Names Basod; बारहर
People ID 18770
ROP3 Code 114445
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 4
Largest States
Madhya Pradesh
104,000
Uttar Pradesh
16,000
Chhattisgarh
9,800
Rajasthan
200
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 4
  Madhya Pradesh 104,000
  Uttar Pradesh 16,000
  Chhattisgarh 9,800
  Rajasthan 200
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Hindi (111,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
Bundeli
7,200
Chhattisgarhi
5,400
Malvi
2,200
Nimadi
700
Bagheli
200
Marathi
80
Kanauji
50
Primary Language Hindi (111,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
  Bundeli 7,200
  Chhattisgarhi 5,400
  Malvi 2,200
  Nimadi 700
  Bagheli 200
  Marathi 80
  Kanauji 50
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
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
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 (EngSub)
Film / Video Coconuts
Film / Video Creation to Christ
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
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 The Hope Video
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.06 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.92 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.01 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.