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PEID: 6300

ROP: 113764

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asian Buddhist

Language: Nepali (individual language) - (npi)

Alternate Name(s): Tapaang, Thaksya, Panchgaunle

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Folk Buddhism

Country: Nepal

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Population: 16,000

Global Population: 16,000

PEID: 6300

ROP: 113764

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Thakali of Nepal, numbering 16,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asian Buddhist people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nepal. Their primary language is Nepali (individual language). The primary religion practiced by the Thakali is Folk Buddhism, a syncretistic blend of traditional Buddhist practices with elements of magic and superstition.

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