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Chhimba (Sikh traditions) in India



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
117,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Chhimba (Sikh traditions) in India

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Introduction / History
Looking dignified and handsome, Mokham, a Chhimba Sikh, explained to his buyers why his materials were considered by some to be the most beautiful in India and what he felt was behind his success. "First, my family has always been faithful to the teachings of our faith. I recite these words from our founder, Bhagat Namdev, each day before I start work. 'Let mercy be the cotton, contentment the thread, continence the knot, and truth the twist. Oh priest! if you have such a thread, do give it to me. It will not wear out, nor get soiled, nor be burnt, nor lost. Says Nanak, 'Blessed are those who go about wearing such a thread.' You see we Chhimbas were given a blessing in the knowledge of using dyes and creating beautiful art work on textiles. Today with modern techniques many of us continue to earn a living in the fabric business. Still, the most important thing in life is how we live and put into practice the words of our Sikh Gurus."

Where are they located?
The majority of the Chhimba Sikhs live in regions of Punjab.

What are their beliefs?
Their people typically try to befriend people of other religious backgrounds, but rigidly uphold their own Sikh beliefs.

Prayer Points
* Pray that God will send believers who will be wise in presenting His Word to the Chhimba Sikhs.
* Pray that the Chhimba Sikhs will find in Jesus mercy, contentment, continence, and the truth which they seek.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2011-10-13
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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:117,000
Largest States:
Punjab (94,000)Haryana (9,800)
Rajasthan (3,000)Uttar Pradesh (2,600)
Delhi (2,300)Uttarakhand (1,200)
Chandigarh (1,000)Maharashtra (1,000)
Jammu and Kashmir (700)Madhya Pradesh (500)
Total States on file:21
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Chhimba (Sikh traditions)
People Name General: Chhimba (Sikh traditions)
Alternate People Names:
ChhimbaChhimbe
ChhimpiChimbe
DarziDhami
DhaminDhobi
Tank KshatriyaTank Suryavanshi Kaith
च्बा (सिख ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 113560
Joshua Project People ID: 18061
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 117,000
Population all Countries: 117,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Punjabi
People Name General: Chhimba (Sikh traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25n
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Punjabi, Eastern (99,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): pan    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Hindi (14,000)Bagri (2,500)
Haryanvi (900)Kumaoni (90)
Kangri (70)Telugu (60)
Mandeali (20)Bilaspuri (Unknown)
Pahari, Mahasu (Unknown)
Total Languages: 10
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Other / Small
Religion Sub-division:Sikhism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small100.00 % 
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: 1818-1954
New Testament:
1815-2011Audio
Complete Bible: 1959-2002
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoEyes of the Heart (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Punjabi, Eastern
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoSikh Contextual Gathering (Indigitube.tv ...
Film / VideoSikh Punjabi Music Video (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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