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PEID: 6218

ROP: 103752

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Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Buddhist

Language: Hyolmo - (scp)

Alternate Name(s): Yolmo

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Lamaism

Country: Nepal

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Population: 12,000

Global Population: 12,000

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 12,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Buddhist people cluster within the South Asian 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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