Brahmin Gaud Saraswat in India

Joshua Project has identified the Brahmin Gaud Saraswat only in India
Population
281,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Gaud Saraswat Brahmin live in Goa, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala. They speak Konkani and the languages of the Indian states they are living in. Originally they come from Goa and many migrated to the other states.

Hinduism is their religion. These people are well educated and many are wealthy. They work in finances, medical work and engineering for example and are successful in other parts of the world too. They have restaurants.

The Gaud Saraswat Brahmin are vegetarians but do eat fish. They are a friendly people. They have birth rituals and Hindu festivals.


Prayer Points

* Pray that Indian Christians will lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials and the internet will lead them to salvation.
* Pray that pride does not get in the way of them receiving Jesus Christ.


References

information from Quora: http://ow.ly/zw0X308MyhP


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Brahmin Gaud Saraswat
People Name in Country Brahmin Gaud Saraswat
Population in India 281,000
World Population 281,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 6 to 8
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Bardeshkar, Bhalavalkar, Gowda Saraswath Brahman, Gowda Saraswath Brahmin, Konkani, Konkani Brahman, Konkani Brahmin, ब्रामिन, गौड़ सारस्वत
People ID 19942
ROP3 Code 115716
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 9
Largest States
Maharashtra
(149,000)
Karnataka
(44,000)
Kerala
(30,000)
Tamil Nadu
(20,000)
Gujarat
(17,000)
Goa
(9,500)
Delhi
(4,500)
Andhra Pradesh
(4,200)
Telangana
(3,100)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 9
  Maharashtra (149,000)
  Karnataka (44,000)
  Kerala (30,000)
  Tamil Nadu (20,000)
  Gujarat (17,000)
  Goa (9,500)
  Delhi (4,500)
  Andhra Pradesh (4,200)
  Telangana (3,100)
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Konkani (84,000 speakers)
Language Code knn   Ethnologue Listing
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 11
Secondary Languages
Marathi
(83,000)
Tamil
(69,000)
Hindi
(24,000)
Gujarati
(20,000)
Malayalam
(18,000)
Kannada
(17,000)
Konkani, Goan
(15,000)
Telugu
(5,100)
Tulu
(100)
Kacchi
(90)
People Groups Speaking Konkani
Primary Language Konkani (84,000 speakers)
Language Code knn   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 11
Secondary Languages
  Marathi (83,000)
  Tamil (69,000)
  Hindi (24,000)
  Gujarati (20,000)
  Malayalam (18,000)
  Kannada (17,000)
  Konkani, Goan (15,000)
  Telugu (5,100)
  Tulu (100)
  Kacchi (90)
People Groups Speaking Konkani

Primary Language:  Konkani

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1970)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1970-2004)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1997)
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 Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Konkani
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
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
Unknown
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Map Source Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
Religion Values * From India census data.  Current values may differ.


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