Bhaina in India

Unreached of the Day  4/03/2021

Bhaina in India

What are some wedding traditions in your culture? For the Bhaina people of India, washing feet and applying vermilion(a red pigment) to the bride's hair are common customs. The Bhaina reside in the fertile plains of the Raigarh and Bilaspur Districts of the state of Chhattisgarh and work as farmers and laborers.

Ministry Obstacles

There is a lack of workers among the Bhaina people which hinders the spread of the gospel.

Outreach Ideas

The New Testament is available in the Bhaina's native language, Chhattisgarhi, and it is available in both print and audio recordings. Many Bhaina people cannot read, so they also need more audio recordings. There are believers from southern India who can reach out to them.

Scripture Focus

"Shout for joy to God, all the earth; sing the glory of his name; give to him glorious praise!"  Psalm 66:1-2

Scripture Prayer

May there be many from this people group doing just this very soon!

Prayer Focus

Pray that the few Bhaina who identify with Christ would be able to share Christ with their families and neighbors. The illiteracy rate among the Bhaina is extremely high. Pray that they would have access to more education and that the parents would place higher value on education and economic advancement. Pray for a vibrant movement to Christ among the Bhaina people that would bring joy, peace and wholeness to their community.



People Name Bhaina
PronunciationBAH-EE-nah
Country India
10/40 Window Yes
Population 74,000
World Population 74,000
Language Chhattisgarhi
Primary Religion Hinduism
Bible New Testament
Online Audio NT Yes
Jesus Film Yes
Audio Recordings Yes
Christ Followers Few, less than 2%
Status Unreached
Progress Level: progress level image