Kayastha Sribastab in India


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Main Language
Largest Religion
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Evangelical
Progress
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Introduction / History

The Kayastha have emigrated from Uttar Pradesh. They speak Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. Some of them are non-vegetarians while others are vegetarians, especially among the women. They eat wheat and rice as cereals. Hinduism is their religion.

The divorced and the bereaved can marry again. They have birth and marriage rituals and the dead are cremated.

The Kayastha work as professionals in government service and other occupations in education, law and medicine. They believe in education for both boys and girls and use family planning.

They are classed as scribes who keep public records and have had high government positions. Some are in politics now.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Kayastha Sribastab in India.

* Pray that pride does not get in the way of the Kayastha receiving Jesus Christ.
* Pray that Indian Christians will lead them to salvation.
* Pray that gospel materials and the internet will lead them to Jesus Christ.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kayastha
Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Kayastha Sribastab
People Name in Country Kayastha Sribastab
World Population 961,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 19
Alternate Names Kact, Kaith, Kayashtha, Kayasth, Lala, Srivastav, Srivastawa, कायस्ता सृिबस्तब
People ID 21327
ROP3 Code 118155
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 6
Largest States
Uttar Pradesh
929,000
Madhya Pradesh
16,000
Delhi
8,800
Chhattisgarh
4,600
Uttarakhand
1,300
Haryana
900
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 6
  Uttar Pradesh 929,000
  Madhya Pradesh 16,000
  Delhi 8,800
  Chhattisgarh 4,600
  Uttarakhand 1,300
  Haryana 900
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Hindi (737,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 14
Secondary Languages
Bhojpuri
105,000
Awadhi
56,000
Kanauji
42,000
Bundeli
7,900
Chhattisgarhi
2,700
Bagheli
2,000
Bengali
1,200
Malvi
400
Braj Bhasha
200
Garhwali
200
Kumaoni
200
Haryanvi
30
Bagri
20
Primary Language Hindi (737,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 14
Secondary Languages
  Bhojpuri 105,000
  Awadhi 56,000
  Kanauji 42,000
  Bundeli 7,900
  Chhattisgarhi 2,700
  Bagheli 2,000
  Bengali 1,200
  Malvi 400
  Braj Bhasha 200
  Garhwali 200
  Kumaoni 200
  Haryanvi 30
  Bagri 20
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 Anonymous 
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.