Gaud Saraswat Brahmin in India

The Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 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 Gaud Saraswat Brahmin live in Goa, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala. They speak Konkani and the languages of the Indian states they are living in. Originally they come from Goa and many migrated to the other states.

Hinduism is their religion. These people are well educated and many are wealthy. They work in finances, medical work and engineering for example and are successful in other parts of the world too. They have restaurants.

The Gaud Saraswat Brahmin are vegetarians but do eat fish. They are a friendly people. They have birth rituals and Hindu festivals.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Brahmin Gaud Saraswat in India.

* Pray that Indian Christians will lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials and the internet will lead them to salvation.
* Pray that pride does not get in the way of them receiving Jesus Christ.


References

information from Quora: http://ow.ly/zw0X308MyhP


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Brahmin Gaud Saraswat
People Name in Country Brahmin Gaud Saraswat
Natural Name Gaud Saraswat Brahmin
World Population 282,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 6
Alternate Names Bardeshkar; Bhalavalkar; Gowda Saraswath Brahman; Gowda Saraswath Brahmin; Konkani; Konkani Brahman; Konkani Brahmin; ब्रामिन, गौड़ सारस्वत
People ID 19942
ROP3 Code 115716
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 9
Largest States
Maharashtra
148,000
Karnataka
43,000
Kerala
30,000
Tamil Nadu
20,000
Gujarat
16,000
Goa
9,400
Delhi
4,500
Andhra Pradesh
4,200
Telangana
3,200
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 9
  Maharashtra 148,000
  Karnataka 43,000
  Kerala 30,000
  Tamil Nadu 20,000
  Gujarat 16,000
  Goa 9,400
  Delhi 4,500
  Andhra Pradesh 4,200
  Telangana 3,200
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Marathi (90,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 11
Secondary Languages
Konkani
78,000
Hindi
24,000
Gujarati
19,000
Malayalam
18,000
Kannada
17,000
Tamil
15,000
Konkani, Goan
15,000
Telugu
5,200
Tulu
100
Kacchi
90
Primary Language Marathi (90,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 11
Secondary Languages
  Konkani 78,000
  Hindi 24,000
  Gujarati 19,000
  Malayalam 18,000
  Kannada 17,000
  Tamil 15,000
  Konkani, Goan 15,000
  Telugu 5,200
  Tulu 100
  Kacchi 90
People Groups Speaking Marathi

Primary Language:  Marathi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1807-1957)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1811-1982)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1821-2015)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Marathi
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Marathi
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible: मराठी - Marathi
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
100.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more