Gond Raja Muria in India

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

The Gond, Raja Muria are a Scheduled Tribe of Madhya Pradesh. The older people speak Gondi while the younger ones speak Halbi. They are not vegetarians and eat rice as a cereal.

The Raja Muria have clans who look after marriages. They have cross cousin marriages. They work mostly in cultivation. The women help. They also make and sell rope.

The Raja Muria are Hindus by religion. They have a council to look after them. They prefer traditional medicines. They are only partially educated so the gospel may need to be given in oral form too.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Gond Raja Muria in India.

* Pray that council leaders come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that gospel recordings lead 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 Raja Muria
People Name in Country Gond Raja Muria
World Population 50,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names गोंद राजा मूरिया
People ID 21035
ROP3 Code 117885
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)
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 1
  Chhattisgarh 50,000
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Gondi, Northern (14,000 speakers)
Language Code gno   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
Chhattisgarhi
11,000
Halbi
7,800
Bhatri
7,800
Hindi
4,200
Muria, Western
2,100
Telugu
1,800
Duruwa
700
Odia
200
Primary Language Gondi, Northern (14,000 speakers)
Language Code gno   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
  Chhattisgarhi 11,000
  Halbi 7,800
  Bhatri 7,800
  Hindi 4,200
  Muria, Western 2,100
  Telugu 1,800
  Duruwa 700
  Odia 200
People Groups Speaking Gondi, Northern

Primary Language:  Gondi, Northern

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1872-1987)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1996)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Audio Online
Possible Print Bibles
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World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Freedom From Torment
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Gondi, Northern
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
1.03 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
87.21 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
11.76 %
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.