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

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.


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


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions)
Population this Country 64,000
Population all Countries 64,000
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
30,000
Maharashtra
27,000
Tamil Nadu
3,600
Telangana
2,500
Goa
60
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 5
  Karnataka 30,000
  Maharashtra 27,000
  Tamil Nadu 3,600
  Telangana 2,500
  Goa 60
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
5,600
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 5,600
  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  (1827-2022)
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 Love letter to you from scripture Father's Love Letter
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 Scripture / Bible General / Other
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories One Story
Audio Recordings Oral Bible Stories Story Runners
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Following Jesus video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Kannada Jesus Film Project
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
General Bible for Children Bible for Children
General Biblical answers to your questions Got Questions Ministry
General Four Spiritual Laws Campus Crusade for Christ
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