The Bantawa are one of the many indigenous people living in the eastern hilly region of Nepal. Their language is part of the Kiranti family of languages.
The Bantawa people are known for their skills as potters, weavers and craftsmen who produce goods out of bamboo. They enjoy festivals that feature their own music and dance forms.
The Bantawa people are Hindus, but they incorporate many ancient religious practices with their form of Hinduism. Hinduism has the flexibility to include practices from many religious traditions.
They need the Holy Spirit to open their eyes so they can see Jesus as he is.
Pray for many from this unreached people group to understand both God’s judgment and his majestic glory.
Pray for loving workers to go to the Bantawa people, and for their hearts to be ready to receive their savior.
Pray for a chain reaction of families reaching families that result in thousands of new disciples who share their faith with others.
Pray for grace and truth expanding into their entire society as all believers learn to love others.
Scripture Prayers for the Bantawa in Nepal.
|Profile Source: Joshua Project|
|People Name General||Bantawa|
|People Name in Country||Bantawa|
|Population this Country||5,200|
|Population all Countries||5,200|
|Progress Scale||1 ●|
|Frontier People Group||Yes|
|GSEC||2 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed||1|
|National Bible Society||Website|
|Persecution Rank||Not ranked|
|Total States on file||8|
|Primary Language||Bantawa (2,500 speakers)|
|Language Code||bap Ethnologue Listing|
|Language Written||Yes ScriptSource Listing|
Primary Language: Bantawa
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible-New Testament||Yes (2020-2021)|
|Possible Print Bibles|
|Forum Bible Agencies|
|National Bible Societies|
|World Bible Finder|
|Resource Type ▲||Resource Name||Source|
|Audio Recordings||Audio Bible teaching||Global Recordings Network|
|Audio Recordings||Story of Jesus audio||Jesus Film Project|
|Film / Video||Jesus Film: view in Bantawa||Jesus Film Project|
|General||Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text, audio, video||Faith Comes by Hearing|
|General||Gospel resources links||Scripture Earth|
|General||YouVersion Bible versions in text and/or audio||YouVersion Bibles|
|Mobile App||Android Bible app: Bantawa||YouVersion Bibles|
|Mobile App||iOS Bible app: Bantawa||YouVersion Bibles|