Brahmin Tamil in India

The Tamil Brahmins have been the highest caste of priests and Hindu scholars in the southern Indian region of Tamil Nadu for 2,000 years. Until recent times they have dominated the leadership of the Hindu temples in Tamil-speaking lands. In addition to being the Hindu temple priests, they made up the large majority of the administrators and governmental officials during the British period. Today the Brahmin Tamils continue to serve as government leaders, university professors, jurists, engineers, and scientists. They are patrons of Tamil arts and literature.

Ministry Obstacles
The Tamil Brahmins are proud of their heritage and devotion to Hinduism. Pride can keep them from humbly asking for help from the Lord Jesus Christ.

Outreach Ideas
Tamil Brahmin students studying in the West can hear the gospel though campus ministries. Literature is available in Tamil and Hindi. Indian believers can share the blessings of knowing Christ.

Pray for the followers of Christ
There are no known believers among the Tamil Brahmins. Pray that the Lord brings many to Himself soon through the witness of Indian believers.

Pray for the entire people group
* Pray for the eyes of Tamil Brahmin hearts to be open to Jesus Christ. * Pray for Christ to reveal Himself to Brahmin leaders through dreams, visions, and the Bible. * Pray for Holy Spirit directed Christ followers to go to Tamil Brahmin communities.

Scripture Focus
"Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me." Matthew 25:40



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