Arakala in India

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Map Source:  People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project
People Name: Arakala
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 400
World Population: 400
Primary Language: Telugu
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Christian Adherents: 0.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Complete Bible
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

The name Arakala might come from the word "araka" meaning a plough with bullocks, or arakadu, meaning a cultivator.

Where Are they Located?

The Arakala people live mainly in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh.

What Are Their Lives Like?

This Hindu people group farms for a living.

What Are Their Beliefs?

The primary religion practiced by the Arakala is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.

What Are Their Needs?

The Arakala people need to have the chance to hear that Jesus Christ is available to bless their families and communities if they will give Him their devotion.

Prayer Points

Pray for families of Arakala believers loving and serving others to grow reproducing churches.
Pray for a chain reaction of Arakala families reaching families that results in thousands of new believers who share their faith with others.
Pray for grace and truth expanding into the entire Arakala society as believers learn to love others.
Pray that churches and believers will bless their entire people group in such a way that God's love will change the Arakala people like yeast changes dough.

Text Source:   Keith Carey