Nair Anthur in India

The Nair Anthur 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

Their name comes from a place called Andur. The Anthur Nair people live in Kerala. They speak, read and write in Malayalam, the language of Kerala.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They make pottery. Their women are especially active in this trade. They also work in cultivation, business and government service. Some of them are are artists and others work in administration. The Anthur Nair prefer cousin marriages. They allow for divorce and remarriage.


What Are Their Beliefs?

They are Hindus, so they worship the spirit beings they believe will grant them favor and protection. Some of them worship snakes.


What Are Their Needs?

The Anthur Nair people need the opportunity to be reconciled to the true and living God.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Nair Anthur in India.

* Pray for a spiritual hunger that will lead them to Jesus Christ. * Pray for intercessors and workers among them. * Pray for a disciple making movement among them.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Nair Anthur
People Name in Country Nair Anthur
Population this Country 128,000
Population all Countries 128,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 3
Alternate Names Anthru Nair; Anthur Nair; नायर अंतूर
People ID 21351
ROP3 Code 118176
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 2
Largest States
Kerala
128,000
Tamil Nadu
40
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 2
  Kerala 128,000
  Tamil Nadu 40
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Malayalam (128,000 speakers)
Language Code mal   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Malayalam (128,000 speakers)
Language Code mal   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Malayalam

Primary Language:  Malayalam

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1811-1968)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1829-1995)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1841-2016)
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 (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible
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 Malayalam
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 Gospel website in this language
General Gospel website in this language
General Gospel website in this language
General Gospel website in this language
General Gospel website in this language
General Got Questions Ministry
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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