Brahmin, Gaud Saraswat in India

Joshua Project has identified the Brahmin, Gaud Saraswat only in India
Population
291,000
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 291,000
World Population 291,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1 to 2
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
(154,000)
Karnataka
(45,000)
Kerala
(31,000)
Tamil Nadu
(21,000)
Gujarat
(18,000)
Goa
(9,800)
Delhi
(4,700)
Andhra Pradesh
(4,400)
Telangana
(3,200)
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 (154,000)
  Karnataka (45,000)
  Kerala (31,000)
  Tamil Nadu (21,000)
  Gujarat (18,000)
  Goa (9,800)
  Delhi (4,700)
  Andhra Pradesh (4,400)
  Telangana (3,200)
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Marathi (83,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 11
Secondary Languages
Konkani
(84,000)
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 Marathi
Primary Language Marathi (83,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 11
Secondary Languages
  Konkani (84,000)
  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 Marathi

Primary Language:  Marathi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1807-1957)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1811-1982)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1821-2002)
Bible-NT Audio 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 Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Marathi
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 Marathi
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 Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter Fathers Love Letter
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 %
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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