Gond Muria in India

The Gond Muria have only been reported in India
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Introduction / History

The Muria are a group of the Gond and are a scheduled caste. They live in the Bastar region of Madhya Pradesh. They are not vegetarians and eat rice. Clan names are used by them as surnames. They have cross-cousin marriages and the dead are buried.

The Muria are cultivators and they also sell products that come from the forest. They have a traditional village council to look after them. Hinduism is their religion. They are skilled at basket making. They use traditional medicines rather than using modern medicines.

The Muria have a comb that represents love and friendship.


Prayer Points

* Pray that the Muria council leaders will come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to salvation.


References

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


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Gond Muria
People Name in Country Gond Muria
Population in India 741,000
World Population 741,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed 15
Alternate Names Ghotul Muria, Modya, Muria, Raja Muriya
People ID 21033
ROP3 Code 117883
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 6
Largest States
Chhattisgarh
517,000
Madhya Pradesh
214,000
Maharashtra
6,900
Odisha
1,800
Uttarakhand
600
Uttar Pradesh
300
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 6
  Chhattisgarh 517,000
  Madhya Pradesh 214,000
  Maharashtra 6,900
  Odisha 1,800
  Uttarakhand 600
  Uttar Pradesh 300
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Hindi (205,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 20
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Gondi, Northern
149,000
Chhattisgarhi
142,000
Bhatri
87,000
Halbi
84,000
Muria, Western
43,000
Duruwa
20,000
Gondi, Adilabad
8,300
Telugu
6,900
Marathi
5,600
Odia
5,200
Koya
800
Korwa
200
Pengo
200
Kumaoni
70
Sadri, Oraon
60
Other People Groups Speaking Hindi
Primary Language Hindi (205,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 20
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Gondi, Northern 149,000
  Chhattisgarhi 142,000
  Bhatri 87,000
  Halbi 84,000
  Muria, Western 43,000
  Duruwa 20,000
  Gondi, Adilabad 8,300
  Telugu 6,900
  Marathi 5,600
  Odia 5,200
  Koya 800
  Korwa 200
  Pengo 200
  Kumaoni 70
  Sadri, Oraon 60
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  (1818-2000)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
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 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 Father's 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 Rivka (Jesus Film Project)
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 Unknown)
0.92 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
85.74 %
Islam
0.05 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
13.29 %
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.


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