Badhi (Muslim traditions) in Nepal


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* From latest Nepal census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Introduction / History

The Muslim Badhi (aka Barhai) are a Muslim community found in the Terai region of Nepal. They are sometimes referred to as Multani while other times as Saifi, which denotes their Muslim sub-caste of blacksmiths and carpenters.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Today their main employment is in farming. While some own small farms, most are agricultural laborers. Prostitution also generates a source of income for the Badhi. Although they live near other Muslim groups, they have little interaction with them. They maintain a broader social distancing with neighboring Hindu groups.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Badhi follow Sunni Muslim beliefs and practice customs similar to Muslims in Uttar Pradesh, just to their south.


What Are Their Needs?

Reports have indicated that Badhi communities need assistance to strengthen economically, educationally and politically.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Badhi (Muslim traditions) in Nepal.

* Pray for an increase in ability and strategy for those whom God assigns to speak about His love for the Muslim Badhi. * Pray that the Badhi will have a vibrant, Spirit-filled church movement that communicates and spreads the truth about God’s Kingdom. * Pray that the Muslims around the Badhi will be drawn to faith by seeing how God blesses those Badhi who turn to Him. * Pray that God's Spirit will bring about a people movement to Christ.


References

http://www.globalprayerdigest.org/issue/day/Badhai-People/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muslim_Barhai


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Badhi (Muslim traditions)
People Name in Country Badhi (Muslim traditions)
Population this Country 400
Population all Countries 38,000
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Badhia; Chinaora; Kalbelia; Melori; Odmata; Sheresahbadia; Shersahbadia; Sishoobadia; Sishubadia; Uranamara; बढ़ी (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 17476
ROP3 Code 112886
Country Nepal
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 34  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Districts of Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Saptari, Siraha, Dhanusa, Mahottari, Sarlahi, Rautahat, and Banke.   Source:  www.ethnologue.com
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Nepal
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 34  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Districts of Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Saptari, Siraha, Dhanusa, Mahottari, Sarlahi, Rautahat, and Banke..   Source:  www.ethnologue.com
Total States 1
  Bheri 400
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Urdu (400 speakers)
Language Code urd   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Urdu (400 speakers)
Language Code urd   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Urdu

Primary Language:  Urdu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1747-1894)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1758-2000)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1843-2007)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
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Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Pakistan Bible Society (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Audio Recordings Urdu Online Audio Bible
Film / Video God's Love Story
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Urdu
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Film / Video The Savior 6 - The Lord's Prayer
Film / Video The Savior 8 - Jesus is Risen
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Audio Bible app as APK File from FCBH
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 Nepal census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
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Profile Source Joshua Project  
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