Miyan in Nepal

The Miyan have only been reported in Nepal
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest Nepal census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Introduction / History

The Miyan or Miya are Muslims who came to Nepal from northern India four to five hundred years ago. They lived in the hills making military weapons for the hill rulers. They live in the capital Khatmandu, Ghorka and other places.

The Miyan have been influenced by certain types of Hinduism. They follow some Islam customs such as circumcision and burying the dead but do not follow some of the other Islamic customs. They speak Nepali and Urdu. They are similar to the neighboring tribes of the Chhetri and Bahun in some of their ways and customs.

Nepalese Muslims tend to be Sunni.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Miyan in Nepal.

Pray that God will give the Miyan dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
Pray that Nepalese Christians will help lead them to salvation.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepalese_Muslims#Miya_Muslims


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Miyan
People Name in Country Miyan
Population this Country 34,000
Population all Countries 34,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names मियाँ
People ID 20989
ROP3 Code 117708
Country Nepal
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 48  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 12
Largest States
Bagmati
6,400
Narayani
5,800
Janakpur
5,400
Lumbini
4,600
Kosi
3,800
Bheri
2,600
Gandaki
2,400
Sagarmatha
1,700
Dhaulagiri
600
Rapti
400
Seti
90
Karnali
40
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Nepal
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 48  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 12
  Bagmati 6,400
  Narayani 5,800
  Janakpur 5,400
  Lumbini 4,600
  Kosi 3,800
  Bheri 2,600
  Gandaki 2,400
  Sagarmatha 1,700
  Dhaulagiri 600
  Rapti 400
  Seti 90
  Karnali 40
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Urdu (15,000 speakers)
Language Code urd   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
Nepali
14,000
Bhojpuri
1,300
Primary Language Urdu (15,000 speakers)
Language Code urd   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
  Nepali 14,000
  Bhojpuri 1,300
People Groups Speaking Urdu

Primary Language:  Urdu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1747-1894)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1758-2000)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1843-2019)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching
Audio Recordings Online Audio Scripture
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Audio Recordings Urdu Online Audio Bible
Film / Video God's Love Story
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Urdu
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena video
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest Nepal census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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