Nauria Bhoi in India

The Bhoi Nauria have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Introduction / History

The Bhoi peoples have traditionally done manual labor, which puts them in the fourth of four caste categories, the Shudras. They were once nomadic.


Where Are they Located?

If there are any Nauria Bhoi left, they live in India's central state of Madhya Pradesh.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Bhoi peoples have different roles in the various states of India. In all states they do farm work. In Gujarat, they are often fishermen or water-carriers. In Odisha they have lower status because they work as leather workers. Anyone who works with “dead” materials like hides is considered polluted by Hindu society.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Nauria Bhoi is Hindu. Every family has a number of Hindu deities that they workship in hopes of gaining safety and prosperity. As Hindus, The Nauria Bhoi believe that by performing rituals and good works that they will attain moksha or freedom from the endless cycle of birth, death and rebirth. They visit Hindu temples and offer prayers, food, flowers and incense to their gods hoping for their blessing. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.


What Are Their Needs?

Ask God to deliver families and communities within the Bhoi people from fears that hinder them from embracing His blessings. They look to Hindu gods, but the only One who can save them from what they fear is the Lord Himself.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Bhoi Nauria in India.

* Pray for the Lord to raise up a strong disciple making movement to saturate the hearts and minds of the Nauria Boi people in India.
* Pray for God's blessing, strengthening and healing of Nauria Bhoi families and communities through the abundant life Jesus offers to all who call on His name.
* Pray for God's blessing on Nauria Bhoi leaders, along with their families, and for their communities to welcome and enjoy God's blessing.
* Pray for the Lord to multiply the reception and influence of His Word, leading the Nauria Bhoi people to love Him with their whole being.


References

https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/16429/IN
https://en.wikipedia.org/wik/Bhoi
http://www.bhoivivah.com/bhoi_matrimony_brides_grooms_indivi.php?id=BG10300


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Bhoi Nauria
People Name in Country Bhoi Nauria
Natural Name Nauria Bhoi
Population this Country 200
Population all Countries 200
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Nauria; भोइ नौरिया
People ID 21120
ROP3 Code 117943
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
  Madhya Pradesh 200
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Hindi (200 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Hindi (200 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
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 (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Hindi
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
Film / Video Coconuts
Film / Video Creation to Christ
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
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 The Hope Video
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gospel website in this language
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.
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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