• PEOPLE NAME: MARATHI-SPEAKING JAINS OF INDIA


PEID: 47963

ROP: 116466

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Jain

Language: Marathi - (mar)

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Primary Religion: Other Religions - Jainism

Country: India

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Population: 1,750,000

Global Population: 1,750,000


PEID: 47963

ROP: 116466

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Marathi-speaking Jains of India, numbering 1,750,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Jain people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Marathi. The primary religion practiced by the Marathi-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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