• PEOPLE NAME: EASTERN MAGAR OF NEPAL

Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: South Himalayan

Language: Eastern Magar - (mgp)

Alternate Name(s): Eastern Magar

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Nepal

Also found in: Bhutan; India

Population: 1,390,000

Global Population: 1,748,500


PEID: 6207

ROP: 102848

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Eastern Magar of Nepal, numbering 1,390,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Himalayan people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,748,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Eastern Magar. The primary religion practiced by the Eastern Magar is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.


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