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PEID: 6218

ROP: 103752

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Tibetan

Language: Hyolmo - (scp)

Alternate Name(s): Yolmo

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Lamaism

Country: Nepal

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Population: 10,000

Global Population: 10,000

PEID: 6218

ROP: 103752

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity

Overview: The Helambu Sherpa of Nepal, numbering 10,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Tibetan people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nepal. Their primary language is Hyolmo. The primary religion practiced by the Helambu Sherpa is Tibetan Buddhism, a branch of Buddhism characteristic of Tibet and certain regions of the Himalayas.

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