Brahmin, Sanadhya in India


Population
2,858,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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Introduction / History

The Sanadhya Brahmin of India speak Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. Adhya means wealth and the Brahman or Brahmin are regarded as the highest priestly caste in India. The Sanadhya Brahmin are vegetarians and also will not eat certain vegetables such as carrots and onions. Sons get equal amounts of the inheritance with the oldest son taking charge of the home. The women do housework and are involved in religious activities.

The Sanadhya Brahmin are priests by tradition and get money through cultivation of the land. They also work in government and private services and in business among other work. There are politicians among them. They believe in modern medicine and family planning.

The Sanadhya Brahmin live in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi and they are endogamous. This means they do not marry outside of their group.

In Madhya Pradesh, the Sanadhya Brahmin have caste councils that judge in disputes and they are Hindus who also worship village gods. They are making good sales in regard to agricultural products. Some are teachers and they are priests at birth and marriage ceremonies.

In Delhi, the Sanadhya Brahmin work for the government and many are businessmen as well and some are in other work. They are priests also.


Prayer Points

* Pray that God will give the Sanadhya Brahmin dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that with being a high caste pride will not get in their way of them coming to Christianity.


References

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


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Brahmin, Sanadhya
People Name in Country Brahmin, Sanadhya
Population in India 2,858,000
World Population 2,858,600
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Brahman Terai, Das Ghor Sanadhya, Sadeteen Ghor Sanadhya, Sanadh, Sanadhiya, Sanadva, Sanadva Brahman, ब्रामिन, सनाध्या
People ID 19975
ROP3 Code 115756
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: 18
Largest States
Uttar Pradesh (1,488,000) Madhya Pradesh (442,000) Rajasthan (387,000)
Maharashtra (175,000) Karnataka (83,000) Gujarat (58,000)
Uttarakhand (55,000) Odisha (49,000) Himachal Pradesh (39,000)
Punjab (24,000) Haryana (20,000) Delhi (18,000)
Chhattisgarh (17,000) Chandigarh (1,900) Telangana (800)
Goa (400) Daman and Diu (200) Andhra Pradesh (70)
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: 18
Uttar Pradesh (1,488,000) Madhya Pradesh (442,000)
Rajasthan (387,000) Maharashtra (175,000)
Karnataka (83,000) Gujarat (58,000)
Uttarakhand (55,000) Odisha (49,000)
Himachal Pradesh (39,000) Punjab (24,000)
Haryana (20,000) Delhi (18,000)
Chhattisgarh (17,000) Chandigarh (1,900)
Telangana (800) Goa (400)
Daman and Diu (200) Andhra Pradesh (70)

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Primary Language: Hindi (2,023,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: hin   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 36
Secondary Languages:
(only 20 largest shown)
Marathi (149,000) Awadhi (93,000) Dhundari (78,000)
Kannada (56,000) Kanauji (54,000) Gujarati (49,000)
Marwari (37,000) Odia (31,000) Konkani (25,000)
Bundeli (24,000) Braj Bhasha (21,000) Shekhawati (16,000)
Kumaoni (16,000) Garhwali (16,000) Punjabi, Eastern (14,000)
Chhattisgarhi (7,900) Bhojpuri (7,400) Konkani, Goan (4,500)
Mewari (4,100) Malvi (3,400)
Primary Language: Hindi (2,023,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 36
Secondary Languages: (only 20 largest shown)
Marathi (149,000) Awadhi (93,000)
Dhundari (78,000) Kannada (56,000)
Kanauji (54,000) Gujarati (49,000)
Marwari (37,000) Odia (31,000)
Konkani (25,000) Bundeli (24,000)
Braj Bhasha (21,000) Shekhawati (16,000)
Kumaoni (16,000) Garhwali (16,000)
Punjabi, Eastern (14,000) Chhattisgarhi (7,900)
Bhojpuri (7,400) Konkani, Goan (4,500)
Mewari (4,100) Malvi (3,400)
Primary Language: Hindi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1806-1962)
New Testament Yes   (1811-1998)
Complete Bible Yes   (1818-2000)
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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
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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