• PEOPLE NAME: LAMA OF CHINA

Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tibeto-Burmese

Language: Lama Bai - (lay)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Chinese Folk Religion

Country: China

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Population: 72,000

Global Population: 72,000


PEID: 7244

ROP: 105606

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Lama of China, numbering 72,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Other Tibeto-Burmese people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in China. Their primary language is Lama Bai. The primary religion practiced by the Lama is Chinese folk religion, a complex mix of beliefs and practices that includes elements of Buddhism, Taoism and ancestor veneration.


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