Assamese (Muslim traditions) in Bhutan


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* Data can be from various sources including official census, agencies, and local research. Data from these sources can sometimes differ even by orders of magnitude. Joshua Project attempts to present a conservative, balanced estimate.

Introduction / History

In Assam, India there are many Muslims. Islam was introduced to Assam in the 1200s.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Most Assamese Muslims depend on agriculture for a living. Many live in Barpeta, Dhubri and Nagaon.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Assamese Muslims are less orthodox than most other Asian Muslims. They are involved in Hindu festivals and customs. They have many mosques of which Panbari is the oldest.


What Are Their Needs?

The Assamese in Bhutan need the chance to allow Jesus Christ to transform their lives. They need life to the full!


Prayer Points

Pray for the Assamese people to have the spiritual hunger it takes to seek and find the only savior.
Pray for the Lord to send out loving workers to Bhutan.
Pray for Assamese disciples to make more disciples until their families and villages can enjoy his blessings.


Scripture Prayers for the Assamese (Muslim traditions) in Bhutan.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Assamese (Muslim traditions)
People Name in Country Assamese (Muslim traditions)
Pronunciation ah-sah-MEEZ
Alternate Names Asomia Muslim; Asomiya Musalman; Garia; Goria; Muria; Thalua; Thalua Musalman; अस्सामएसए (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
Population this Country 2,000
Population all Countries 3,233,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous No
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
People ID 10461
ROP3 Code 114973
ROP25 Code 300536
ROP25 Name Assamese
Country Bhutan
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 36  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Southern Bhutan   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Total States on file 3
Largest States
Eastern
1,300
Southern
500
Western
200
Country Bhutan
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 36  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Southern Bhutan.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Total States 3
  Eastern 1,300
  Southern 500
  Western 200
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest Bhutan census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Primary Language Assamese (2,000 speakers)
Language Code asm   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Assamese (2,000 speakers)
Language Code asm   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Assamese

Primary Language:  Assamese

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1822-1974)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1819-1993)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1833-2022)
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Resource Type Resource Name Source
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings Online Audio Scripture Talking Bibles
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Following Jesus video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation Create International
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Assamese Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
Film / Video World Christian Videos World Christian Videos
General Bible for Children Bible for Children
General Biblical answers to your questions Got Questions Ministry
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Four Spiritual Laws Campus Crusade for Christ
General Gospel website in this language General / Other
General Scripture Earth Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
General YouVersion Bible versions in text and/or audio YouVersion Bibles
Mobile App Android Bible app direct APK download SIL
Mobile App Android Bible app: Assamese YouVersion Bibles
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store Operation Agape
Mobile App iOS Bible app: Assamese YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Children and youth resources One Hope
Text / Printed Matter Christ for the Nations General / Other
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book General / Other
Text / Printed Matter Literacy primer for Assamese Literacy & Evangelism International
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Joshua Project 
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