Rajput Bisen (Hindu traditions) in India

The Rajput Bisen (Hindu traditions) have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Introduction / History

Bisen or Vishen are a Rajput clan found in North India, mainly in the state of Uttar Pradesh. They are also found in the states of Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar. They are a powerful and an ancient Rajput clan named after Raja Birsen (hence Bisen) of the Suket Kingdom and have several kingdoms in the northern plains of India.


What Are Their Lives Like?

As Rajputs, they have high status in Hindu India, but they don't always have wealth. Those that are landowners do, but those in the military do not. Some are shop owners.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Bisen Rajputs practice Hinduism, the ancient religion of India. Hinduism is a catch-all phrase for the local religions of South Asia, so it is very diverse. At the popular level, Hindus worship and serve the gods of the Hindu pantheon. They visit Hindu temples and offer prayers, food, flowers, and incense to their gods in hopes of gaining protection and benefits. They do not have a personal or familial relationship with their gods like Christians or Jews. There are other Hindus who are much more philosophical, especially among the Brahmins. Almost all Hindus participate in yearly celebrations like Holi, the festival of colors and the start of spring / Diwali, the festival of lights / Navratri, the celebration of autumn / and Rama Navami, Rama's birthday.


What Are Their Needs?

The Bisen Rajput people need to submit to Jesus Christ so they can experience the abundant life He offers them in John 10:10.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Rajput Bisen (Hindu traditions) in India.

Pray that the Bisen Rajput people will have a spiritual hunger that will open their hearts to the King of kings.
Pray for workers who are driven by the love and boldness of the Holy Spirit to go to them.
Pray for a Disciple Making Movement among them to begin this decade.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

The Rajputs
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Additional Info
Rajputs profile for Children and Family Missions Activities
People Name General Rajput Bisen (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Rajput Bisen (Hindu traditions)
Population this Country 348,000
Population all Countries 348,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 7
Alternate Names राजपूत, बिसेन
People ID 20382
ROP3 Code 116166
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 6
Largest States
Uttar Pradesh
344,000
Chhattisgarh
1,900
Bihar
900
Madhya Pradesh
700
Himachal Pradesh
600
Odisha
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 6
  Uttar Pradesh 344,000
  Chhattisgarh 1,900
  Bihar 900
  Madhya Pradesh 700
  Himachal Pradesh 600
  Odisha 200
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Hindi (231,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
Bhojpuri
60,000
Awadhi
5,200
Bagheli
2,100
Chhattisgarhi
1,000
Kanauji
600
Magahi
500
Bundeli
400
Primary Language Hindi (231,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
  Bhojpuri 60,000
  Awadhi 5,200
  Bagheli 2,100
  Chhattisgarhi 1,000
  Kanauji 600
  Magahi 500
  Bundeli 400
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  (1835-2012)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching
Audio Recordings DAVAR Partners recording, Old Testament
Audio Recordings Online Audio Scripture
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
Film / Video Coconuts
Film / Video Creation to Christ
Film / Video Following Jesus video
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / Video Love letter to you from scripture
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 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Video Source Asia Harvest
Profile Source Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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