Buna (Hindu traditions) in India

Buna (Hindu traditions)
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Map Source:  People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project
People Name: Buna (Hindu traditions)
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 397,000
World Population: 496,000
Primary Language: Bengali
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

They are not vegetarians. They have birth and marriage rituals. The Buna people live in Odisha in the Puri District and Cuttack. They speak, read and write in Oriya, the trade language of Odisha.

What Are Their Lives Like?

The main work of the Buna is weaving. They weave saris among other items. Some work in agriculture. On the death of the father, the sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming the new head of the household.

What Are Their Beliefs?

The Buna are Hindus by religion and culture. They worship ancestors along with various Hindu gods.

Prayer Points

* Pray that gospel materials and the internet will lead the Buna to begin their own movement to Christ. * Pray for Indian believers to take it upon themselves to pray fervently for the Buna people and to go to them with the blessings of Jesus Christ.

Text Source:   Keith Carey