Jhinwar (Hindu traditions) in India

Unreached of the Day  2/29/2020

Jhinwar (Hindu traditions) in India

pronounced: JIN-var

The Jhinwar are Hindus and worship all the Hindu gods and goddesses. They utilize the Siana, their traditional medicine man, to remove evil spirits and to seek cures for diseases. They exchange food and water with all communities except the Chamar, Chuhra and Dhobi. Traditionally, the Jhinwar mostly subsisted by running flour mills and fishing but more recently have taken up other occupations like stone-cutting, agricultural labor and road-construction labor. Divorce and widow remarriage are discouraged.

Ministry Obstacles

The Jhinwar speak 17 languages and reside in 10 states of northern India.

Outreach Ideas

Please pray for current evangelistic and church planting projects underway in northern India, that the Lord will go before them to prepare the people to listen and believe as the Gospel is presented.

Prayer Items

There are a small number of Christians among the Jhinwar. Please pray teachers will be sent to help them become firmly established as they learn to live as real disciples of Jesus Christ. Please pray for good employment opportunities for the Jhinwar, and that the children will have good schools available. Pray that parents will make schooling a priority for their children.

Scripture Focus

"The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord, and of His Christ; and He will reign forever and ever." Revelation 11:15

People Name Jhinwar (Hindu traditions)
Country India
10/40 Window Yes
Population 582,000
World Population 584,000
Language Punjabi, Eastern
Primary Religion Hinduism
Bible Complete
Online Audio NT Yes
Jesus Film Yes
Audio Recordings Yes
Christ Followers Few, less than 2%
Status Unreached
Progress Level: progress level image