• PEOPLE CLUSTER: SOUTH ASIA JAIN



QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 14

Population: 6,143,900

Unreached people groups: 14

UPG population: 6,143,900

Unengaged UPGs: 7

UUPG population: 1,483,900

Number of countries: 3


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: Jainism is a nontheistic religion founded in India in the 6th century BC by the Jina Vardhamana Mahavira as a reaction against the teachings of orthodox Brahmanism. The Jain religion teaches salvation through a combination of right faith, right knowledge and right conduct practiced hrough strict adherence to the requirements of a doctrine of non-violence (Ahimsa).

Peoples within this cluster: Jain, Bengali; Jain, Chaturtha; Jain, Gujarati; Jain, Haryanvi; Jain, Hindi; Jain, Kannada; Jain, Maithili; Jain, Marathi; Jain, Nepali; Jain, Rajasthani; Jain, Tamil; Jain, Telugu; Narsingpura

Countries where they are found: India; Kenya; Nepal


People groups: 14

Population: 6,143,900

Unreached people groups: 14

UPG population: 6,143,900

Unengaged UPGs: 7

UUPG population: 1,483,900

Number of countries: 3