Kamathi in India

The Kamathi have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Introduction / History

The meaning of the word Komati may mean clever businessman or keeper of cows. Arya Vaisya are a subgroup of the Komati and the name means respectable. The Komati are vegetarians which suggests high status in Hindu societies. The Komati are a caste who live in South and Central India. Many of them live in Andhra Pradesh with others living in several other Indian states.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They are a trading company involved in business, banking and lending money. There are several languages spoken by them including Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.


What Are Their Beliefs?

They are mainly Hindus, but the Jain Komati follow Jainism. They believe in "Ahimsa," which means not to hurt or injure but to help.


Prayer Points

Pray that they are attracted to Jesus Christ enough to make Him Lord over their community. Pray for faithful intercessors and workers among them. Pray for the Lord to bless them with both physical and spiritual prosperity. Pray for a movement to Christ among them this decade.


Scripture Prayers for the Kamathi in India.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

Additional Info
Global Prayer Digest: 2012-08-17
People Name General Kamathi
People Name in Country Kamathi
Population this Country 254,000
Population all Countries 254,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 5
Alternate Names Komati; कमाती
People ID 17073
ROP3 Code 112411
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 12
Largest States
Maharashtra
234,000
Karnataka
11,000
Madhya Pradesh
1,700
Gujarat
1,600
Telangana
1,400
Chhattisgarh
1,100
Odisha
400
Delhi
100
Andhra Pradesh
100
Kerala
50
Goa
40
Tamil Nadu
40
Districts Interactive map, listing and data download
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 12
  Maharashtra 234,000
  Karnataka 11,000
  Madhya Pradesh 1,700
  Gujarat 1,600
  Telangana 1,400
  Chhattisgarh 1,100
  Odisha 400
  Delhi 100
  Andhra Pradesh 100
  Kerala 50
  Goa 40
  Tamil Nadu 40
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Telugu (155,000 speakers)
Language Code tel   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 7
Secondary Languages
Marathi
32,000
Konkani
14,000
Kannada
12,000
Ahirani
400
Odia
100
Malayalam
20
Primary Language Telugu (155,000 speakers)
Language Code tel   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 7
Secondary Languages
  Marathi 32,000
  Konkani 14,000
  Kannada 12,000
  Ahirani 400
  Odia 100
  Malayalam 20
People Groups Speaking Telugu

Primary Language:  Telugu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1812-1966)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1818-1989)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1854-2022)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
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Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings Love letter to you from scripture Father's Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
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Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
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Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
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Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories One Story
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 Jesus Film: view in Telugu Jesus Film Project
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
Film / Video The Hope Video Mars Hill Media
Film / Video The Story Create International
General Bible for Children Bible for Children
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.28 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
97.10 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
2.62 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project.  
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more