Pindara in India

Pindara
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Map Source:  People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project.
People Name: Pindara
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 69,000
World Population: 80,000
Primary Language: Urdu
Primary Religion: Islam
Christian Adherents: 0.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Complete Bible
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - other
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
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Introduction / History

The word pindara is related to alcohol. The Pindara live in Madhya Pradesh. The Pindara speak Urdu and Hindi and read and write in Perso-Arabic and Devanagari.

What Are Their Lives Like?

Most of the Pindara own land. They work in agriculture. They allow for divorce and remarriage. On the death of the father, sons and daughters both inherit the property with the oldest son becoming the new family head. They have birth and marriage rituals and the dead are buried.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Islam is their religion, but they join Hindus with some of their festivals.

What Are Their Needs?

They need to accept the blessings of Jesus Christ, the one who came to offer abundant life.

Prayer Points

* Pray that they will seek and find truth in Jesus Christ. * Pray for their elders to open the doors to their people internalizing the teachings of Christ. * Pray for intercessors and workers.

Text Source:   Keith Carey