Brahmin Gaud Saraswat in India

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Brahmin Gaud Saraswat
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People Name: Brahmin Gaud Saraswat
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 279,000
World Population: 279,000
Primary Language: Marathi
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: South Asia Forward Caste - Brahmin
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

The Gaud Saraswat Brahmin live in Goa, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala. They speak Konkani and the languages of the Indian states they are living in. Originally they come from Goa and many migrated to the other states.

Hinduism is their religion. These people are well educated and many are wealthy. They work in finances, medical work and engineering for example and are successful in other parts of the world too. They have restaurants.

The Gaud Saraswat Brahmin are vegetarians but do eat fish. They are a friendly people. They have birth rituals and Hindu festivals.

Prayer Points

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

Text Source:   Anonymous