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PEID: 48980

ROP: 113233

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Buddhist

Language: Marathi - (mar)

Alternate Name(s): Nav Buddhist

Primary Religion: Buddhism

Country: India

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Population: 957,000

Global Population: 957,000

PEID: 48980

ROP: 113233

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity

Overview: The Neo-Buddhists of India, numbering 957,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Buddhist 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 Neo-Buddhists is Buddhism, a system of beliefs and practices based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha.

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