Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) in India

The Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) 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 Lonar live in Maharashtra. They speak Marathi, Kannada and Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. They are not vegetarians who eat rice as a cereal. Hinduism is their religion.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Lonar people work mostly as laborers in the limekilns. Women work there as well. Children often support their families. They allow divorce if approved by the council. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Lonar people need to experience the abundant life only offered by Jesus Christ.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) in India.

* Pray that God gives them dreams and visions, leading them to Jesus Christ. * Pray that the council leaders come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions)
Population this Country 56,000
Population all Countries 56,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names बेलदर लोनारी (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 21109
ROP3 Code 117934
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 5
Largest States
Karnataka
27,000
Maharashtra
23,000
Tamil Nadu
3,100
Telangana
2,100
Goa
50
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 5
  Karnataka 27,000
  Maharashtra 23,000
  Tamil Nadu 3,100
  Telangana 2,100
  Goa 50
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Kannada (28,000 speakers)
Language Code kan   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
Marathi
13,000
Marwari
5,900
Telugu
4,600
Konkani
2,500
Hindi
1,700
Primary Language Kannada (28,000 speakers)
Language Code kan   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
  Marathi 13,000
  Marwari 5,900
  Telugu 4,600
  Konkani 2,500
  Hindi 1,700
People Groups Speaking Kannada

Primary Language:  Kannada

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1812-1988)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1823-1995)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1827-2016)
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
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Father's Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Kannada
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Audio Recordings StoryRunners Oral Bible Stories
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Kannada
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
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 Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Audio Bible app as APK File from FCBH
Mobile App Download Audio Bible app from Google Play Store
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible: ಕನ್ನಡ - Kannada
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.09 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.91 %
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.
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


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