We did not find information about the history of Lohorung people in Nepal.
The Yamphu language is becoming extinct because of caste practices, marriage, migration, and English being taught in primary grades.
Yohrung people in Nepal practice the Hindu religion. 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 hoping to gather protection and benefits. They do not have a person or familial relationship with their gods like Christians or Jews.
No Bible resources exist in the Yamphu language. However, complete resources exist in Nepali, the second language of Lohorung people in Nepal. Who will take Nepali resources to these spiritually needy people? Lohrung people in Nepal live day to day with no knowledge of Jesus and the provision made for the penalty of their sins. They live in constant fear about their eternal welfare.
Pray that Lohorung people in Nepal, especially elders, will become more open to learning Nepali, and that young Lohorung people will be more open to learning their ancient language to appreciate and respect their elders. Pray that Bible resources will be translated into Yamphu, so that elders who do not know Nepali can understand Almighty God’s love for them.
Scripture Prayers for the Lohorung in Nepal.
|Profile Source: Joshua Project|
|Global Prayer Digest: 2016-08-07|
|Global Prayer Digest: 2018-08-23|
|People Name General||Lohorung|
|People Name in Country||Lohorung|
|Population this Country||1,400|
|Population all Countries||1,400|
|Progress Scale||1 ●|
|Frontier People Group||Yes|
|GSEC||1 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed||1|
|National Bible Society||Website|
|Persecution Rank||48 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|
|Total States on file||4|