Mana in India

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Map Source:  People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project
People Name: Mana
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 243,000
World Population: 243,000
Primary Language: Marathi
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Christian Adherents: 0.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Complete Bible
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
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Introduction / History

The Mana of India are also called Mane. The word Mana means honor. They speak Marathi and live in Maharashtra. The Mana are not vegetarians but do not eat beef. Wheat and rice are eaten by them as cereals.

The Mana have several clans and marrying among the different clans is not allowed. Marriage is by discussion or by service. A dowry is favored. They bury or cremate the dead.

The Mana are landowners who work mainly in agriculture. Hinduism is their religion. They are serpent worshippers too. Records of their clan genealogy are kept. They believe in education and modern medicines.

Prayer Points

* Pray that God will give the Mana dreams and visions leading them to salvation.
* Pray that gospel materials will lead them to Jesus Christ.

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