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Tamil (Muslim traditions) in India

Tamil (Muslim traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
3,225,000 Tamil Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Tamil (Muslim traditions) in India

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Summary
The Tamil Muslims are largely defined by their language, Tamil. They are drawn from various subgroups, especially the Syed, Sheikh, Labbai, Maraikkayar, and Rawuthar. They are mainly businessmen and industrial workers. Some are in white-collar jobs and some are engaged in embroidery work. Their relation with the other Tamil caste groups and the Hindu communities is cordial. Some members of the community are descendants of Tamil women and Arab traders.

Ministry Obstacles
To follow Jesus within a Muslim community is to risk much that is important in life. Family, friends, and status are included in what is at risk.

Outreach Ideas
Christians can communicate the Gospel of grace by using stories from Scripture, as well as films and recordings. Sustained prayer is needed to prepare hearts to understand and believe.

Pray for the followers of Christ
Although there may be no followers of Jesus among the Tamil Muslim community today, pray for those the Lord will soon call to himself. Pray they will grow in the nurture and admonition of the Lord, learning to live in the power of the Lord's Spirit. Pray they will be without any kind of impurity, or greed.

Pray for the entire people group
Pray for the Tamil Muslims to live in peace with their neighbors, and be able to care adequately for their families. Pray for employment opportunities.

Scripture Focus
"The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Therefore beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into His harvest." Matthew 9:37-38

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Global Prayer Digest: 2016-10-04
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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: South Asia
Persecution Rank:15 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:3,225,000
Largest States:
Tamil Nadu (2,566,000)Karnataka (398,000)
Kerala (109,000)Andhra Pradesh (52,000)
Puducherry (41,000)Maharashtra (37,000)
Telangana (6,500)West Bengal (3,900)
Delhi (2,800)Andaman and Nicobar Islands (2,100)
Total States on file:25
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Tamil (Muslim traditions)
People Name General: Tamil (Muslim traditions)
Alternate People Names:
CeylonCeylon Tamil
LabbaiMadrasi
Maure, CeylonSri Lankan Moor
TamalsanThulukkan
तमिल (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 109788
Joshua Project People ID: 15234
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 3,225,000
Population all Countries: 4,448,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Tamil
People Name General: Tamil (Muslim traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN23c
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Tamil (2,823,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): tam    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Urdu (286,000)Malayalam (100)
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spok (50)Bengali (40)
Pashto, Northern (20)
Total Languages: 6
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam100.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1714-1956
New Testament:
1715-1998Audio
Complete Bible: 1727-2002
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsFathers Love Letter
Audio RecordingsGeneral Ministry Resources
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGeneral Ministry Resources
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Tamil
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralGods Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed MatterBible: Old Version Bible
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Tamil (Muslim traditions) in India

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