Amdo, Rongmahbrogpa of China
The peoples living on the Tibetan plateau of China are referred to as Tibetans; however, there are many subgroups. The two main branches are the Amdo and the Kham. Monks from India first brought Buddhism to China between the third and the first centuries B.C. All Buddhists believe that right thinking, ritual sacrifices, and self-denial will enable the soul to reach nirvana (eternal bliss) at death.
These people may have no concept of a personal, forgiving God.
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Pray for the followers of Christ
There are a few known Christian believers among this people group, pray they will lead holy lives, growing in grace and knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Pray for the entire people group
Pray these Buddhist peoples will increasingly hunger to know the personal, creator God, and His Son Jesus Christ. Pray also they will gain vocational skills necessary to get along in the 21st century.
"Ask of Me, and I will surely give the nations as Your inheritance, and the very ends of the earth as Your possession." Psalm 2:8
People Name: Amdo, Rongmahbrogpa
10/40 Window: Yes
World Population: 168,000
Language: Tibetan, Amdo
Primary Religion: Buddhism
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
Christ Followers: Few, less than 2%
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