• PEOPLE NAME: MAITHILI-SPEAKING JAINS OF INDIA


PEID: 47962

ROP: 116465

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Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Bhojpur-Maithili

Language: Maithili - (mai)

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Primary Religion: Other Religions - Jainism

Country: India

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Population: 47,000

Global Population: 47,000


PEID: 47962

ROP: 116465

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Maithili-speaking Jains of India, numbering 47,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bhojpur-Maithili people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Maithili. The primary religion practiced by the Maithili-speaking Jains is Jainism, an Indian religion that promotes non-violence towards all living beings and emphasizes the necessity of self-effort to move the soul towards divine consciousness and liberation.


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