Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) in India

Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions)
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People Name: Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions)
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 3,200
World Population: 3,200
Primary Language: Malayalam
Primary Religion: Islam
Christian Adherents: 0.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Complete Bible
Online Audio NT: Yes
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - other
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
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Introduction / History

Mukkuvan is a Muslim people group that lives by the coastal areas of Kerala in southwestern India.

What Are Their Lives Like?

They are mostly fishermen. People know them for their skills in boat making and fishing.

What Are Their Beliefs?

The Mukkuvan are mostly Sunni Muslim. They also have their own unique religious practices which date back to pre-Islamic days.

What Are Their Needs?

The Mukkuvan need the opportunity to get a better education so they can rise out of poverty. They are in the process of organizing themselves to protect their economic and educational interests.

Prayer Points

Pray for loving workers to go to the Mukkuvan people until there are disciples who make more disciples.

Pray the Lord will prepare the hearts of the Mukkuvan to understand and to believe the gospel.

Pray for the Lord to bless the Mukkuvan people with adequate education and medical facilities.

Pray for the Lord to bless the Mukkuvan people so abundantly that they will see he is the only one worthy of praise and worship.

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