Yadav Dhindhor in India


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Introduction / History

The Yadav are Hindus by religion and claim to be descended from Krishna who is one of the gods they worship.

The Yadav in Uttar Pradesh speak Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. They are vegetarians. Wheat and rice are eaten by them as cereals. They are endogamous, which means they prefer to have marriage take place within their community. There are birth and marriage rituals. The dead are cremated. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son in charge of the home. They work in agriculture and in breeding and looking after animals. Some are professionals and others have their own businesses. There are politicians among them. They use family planning.

The Yadav in Bihar have the selling of milk and milk products as their main work. Cultivation is done by them too. They are well educated and there are professional workers among them. They are a dominant people in the area.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Yadav Dhindhor in India.

* Pray that the the Yadav leaders come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that gospel materials and the websites about Jesus Christ on the Internet will 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 Yadav Dhindhor
People Name in Country Yadav Dhindhor
World Population 1,556,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 31
Alternate Names यादव ढिंढोर
People ID 21294
ROP3 Code 118117
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 on file 10
Largest States
Uttar Pradesh
1,042,000
Bihar
279,000
Chhattisgarh
58,000
Jharkhand
45,000
Madhya Pradesh
33,000
Maharashtra
33,000
Karnataka
27,000
Gujarat
18,000
Rajasthan
4,800
Delhi
1,300
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 10
  Uttar Pradesh 1,042,000
  Bihar 279,000
  Chhattisgarh 58,000
  Jharkhand 45,000
  Madhya Pradesh 33,000
  Maharashtra 33,000
  Karnataka 27,000
  Gujarat 18,000
  Rajasthan 4,800
  Delhi 1,300
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Hindi (892,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 22
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Bhojpuri
421,000
Awadhi
70,000
Chhattisgarhi
37,000
Kanauji
30,000
Maithili
28,000
Kannada
26,000
Marathi
25,000
Gujarati
17,000
Bundeli
9,100
Magahi
7,200
Khandesi
4,800
Dhundari
2,000
Angika
1,500
Bengali
1,100
Shekhawati
900
Primary Language Hindi (892,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 22
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Bhojpuri 421,000
  Awadhi 70,000
  Chhattisgarhi 37,000
  Kanauji 30,000
  Maithili 28,000
  Kannada 26,000
  Marathi 25,000
  Gujarati 17,000
  Bundeli 9,100
  Magahi 7,200
  Khandesi 4,800
  Dhundari 2,000
  Angika 1,500
  Bengali 1,100
  Shekhawati 900
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 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 %
Photo Source Shankar S  Creative Commons  Used with permission
Map Source Anonymous  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.