Kamti Bhoi in India


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

Introduction / History

The Kamti are a subgroup of the Bhoi peoples. The Bhoi community is mainly a landowning one, but a few are landless.


Where Are they Located?

The Kamti Bhoi people live in Bihar, a state in northern India.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Some Kamti Bhoi people work in temples and are therefore given high status in Hindu society.


What Are Their Beliefs?

A Brahman priest officiates at Bhoi marriages. At the wedding, the bride and groom walk around the fire seven times.

Every Kamti Bhoi house has an altar to Manasamata, one of their main gods. Beside this, there are images of Khandoba and a few other gods and goddesses. Every family has a number of deities.


What Are Their Needs?

There likely are no followers of Jesus among the Kamti Bhoi community at present but pray for the ones that will soon be found. Pray they will be zealous to learn of Christ and follow Him. Pray they will keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Bhoi Kamti in India.

* Pray for the Kamti Bhoi culture to be renewed and enhanced by a work of the Holy Spirit and shaped into a God-centered and God-honoring mold.
* Pray for the Holy Spirit to move among Kamti Bhoi family and community leaders to seek His face and enjoy His blessings.
* Pray for the Lord to thrust out workers who will be compelled to nurture a disciple making movement among the Kamti Bhoi people.
* Pray that soon the Kamti Bhoi people will have faith that will lead them to live honorable lives that will draw others to the Savior.


References

https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/20680/NP
https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/16429/IN


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Bhoi Kamti
People Name in Country Bhoi Kamti
Natural Name Kamti Bhoi
World Population 31,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names भोइ कांटी
People ID 20680
ROP3 Code 117070
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)
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 1
  Bihar 30,000
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Hindi (17,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Maithili
12,000
Primary Language Hindi (17,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  Maithili 12,000
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  (1835-2012)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Virtual Storehouse
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 Oral Bible stories in Hindi
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
Film / Video Coconuts
Film / Video Creation to Christ
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
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 Hindi
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Rivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
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General Four Spiritual Laws
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.
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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