Panan in India

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Panan
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Map Source:  People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project
People Name: Panan
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 234,000
World Population: 238,900
Primary Language: Tamil
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Christian Adherents: 0.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Complete Bible
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: Tamil
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

Panan are an ancient Tamil people and are mentioned in Old Tamil literature.

Where Are they Located?

Presently the majority of them live in the state of Tamil Nadu. They are also in Kerala State and in Sri Lanka. Most of them are scattered all over.

What Are Their Lives Like?

Their age old occupation is singing of hymns to Hindu deities. They were the main orators in the king's palace and also acted as ambassadors. presently, some of them are tailors.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Most of them are Hindus. Now some of them have accepted Christianity.

What Are Their Needs?

Most of them are economically, socially and most importantly spiritually struggling. There is also a lack of understanding and unity among them.

Prayer Points

* Pray they will know the salvation of Lord Jesus Christ.
* Pray there will be an increase in awareness about them.
* Pray teams for outreach ministry will visit them.

Text Source:   Anonymous