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PEID: 41478

ROP: 102575

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Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: South Himalaya

Language: Dhimal - (dhi)

Alternate Name(s): Dhemal, Maulik, Jharwa

Primary Religion: Hinduism - Vaishnavaism

Country: India

Also found in: Nepal

Population: 4,900

Global Population: 32,900

PEID: 41478

ROP: 102575

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Dhimal of India, numbering 4,900, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the South Himalaya people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 32,900 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Dhimal. The primary religion practiced by the Dhimal is Vaishnavaism, one of the major divisions of Hinduism. Vaishnavaism revolves around worship of Vishnu and includes beliefs in pantheism, reincarnation and karma.

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