Brahmin Havik in India

Brahmin Havik
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People Name: Brahmin Havik
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 25,000
World Population: 25,000
Primary Language: Kannada
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
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Introduction / History

The Havyak Brahman are Hindus.

In Karnataka they speak, read and write in Kannada. They are not vegetarians and they eat rice as a cereal. There are cousin marriages among them. Widowers can marry again. They have birth and marriage rituals. The dead are cremated. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home.

The Havyak Brahman grow areca nuts for a living. Some of them are priests. Women help with agriculture. They are educated and use modern medicines and family planning.

In Kerala the Havyak Brahman speak read and write in Malayalam as well as in Kannada. The divorced and bereaved can marry again. They are landowners.

Prayer Points

* Pray that God gives them dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials and the internet lead them to salvation.

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