Havik Brahmin in India

The Brahmin Havik have only been reported in India
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Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Introduction / History

The Havyak Brahman are Hindus.

In Karnataka they speak, read and write in Kannada. They are not vegetarians and they eat rice as a cereal. There are cousin marriages among them. Widowers can marry again. They have birth and marriage rituals. The dead are cremated. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home.

The Havyak Brahman grow areca nuts for a living. Some of them are priests. Women help with agriculture. They are educated and use modern medicines and family planning.

In Kerala the Havyak Brahman speak read and write in Malayalam as well as in Kannada. The divorced and bereaved can marry again. They are landowners.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Brahmin Havik in India.

* Pray that God gives them dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials and the internet lead them to salvation.


References

Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Brahmin Havik
People Name in Country Brahmin Havik
Natural Name Havik Brahmin
World Population 25,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Haiga; Haviaka Brahman; Haviga; Havika; Havyak; Havyak Brahman; Havyaka Brahman; Smartha Brahman; Smata Brahman
People ID 21697
ROP3 Code 118485
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 3
Largest States
Karnataka
20,000
Kerala
5,100
Maharashtra
100
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 3
  Karnataka 20,000
  Kerala 5,100
  Maharashtra 100
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Kannada (19,000 speakers)
Language Code kan   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
Konkani, Goan
5,800
Konkani
900
Tulu
100
Primary Language Kannada (19,000 speakers)
Language Code kan   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
  Konkani, Goan 5,800
  Konkani 900
  Tulu 100
People Groups Speaking Kannada

Primary Language:  Kannada

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1812-1988)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1823-1995)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1827-2016)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Father's Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Kannada
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Kannada
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible: ಕನ್ನಡ - Kannada
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter International Bible Society
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter Online New Testament (Bibles India)
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
100.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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