Barahar in India

The Barahar 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 Berad speak Telugu, Kannada and Hindi and read and write in Devanagari.

They live in Maharashtra, a state in western India.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Barahar work as cultivators and in agriculture, as laborers and in small businesses. They make their living from the land and forest but are no longer hunters. They are vegetarians who eat rice.

The Barahar marry young, girls at twelve, boys at eighteen. They allow for divorce, which is usually initiated by the husband. On the death of the father, the sons inherit the property. Women help with activities including rituals.


What Are Their Beliefs?

They are Hindus who worship Shiva.


What Are Their Needs?

Like all other peoples of the world, this people group needs the blessings and guidance that only Jesus Christ can offer.


Prayer Points

Pray that Indian believers will help lead the Barahar to Jesus Christ.

Pray that God will give Barahar elders dreams and visions leading them to salvation.

Pray for the Barahar people to have adequate medical and educational facilities.


Scripture Prayers for the Barahar in India.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Barahar
People Name in Country Barahar
Population this Country 146,000
Population all Countries 146,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 3
Alternate Names Basod; बारहर
People ID 18770
ROP3 Code 114445
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 4
Largest States
Madhya Pradesh
120,000
Uttar Pradesh
18,000
Chhattisgarh
6,700
Rajasthan
200
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 4
  Madhya Pradesh 120,000
  Uttar Pradesh 18,000
  Chhattisgarh 6,700
  Rajasthan 200
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Hindi (109,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
Bundeli
7,200
Chhattisgarhi
3,600
Malvi
2,200
Nimadi
700
Bagheli
200
Marathi
80
Kanauji
50
Primary Language Hindi (109,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
  Bundeli 7,200
  Chhattisgarhi 3,600
  Malvi 2,200
  Nimadi 700
  Bagheli 200
  Marathi 80
  Kanauji 50
People Groups Speaking Hindi

Primary Language:  Hindi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1806-1962)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1811-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1835-2019)
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
Resource Type Resource Name Source
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings DAVAR Partners recording, Old Testament DAVAR Partners International
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories One Story
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (EngSub) Create International
Film / Video Coconuts Create International
Film / Video Creation to Christ Create International
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 Hindi Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Love letter to you from scripture Father's Love Letter
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.08 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.90 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.02 %
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 Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more