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Comments Off on Unreached People#146- Arab, Omani

Arab, Omani in Oman Omani Arabs were among the first people in the Middle East to accept Islam. Most Oman Arabs belong to the Ibadi sect of Islam, one of the religion’s oldest and most traditional branches. Ibadi principles of puritanism and idealism have greatly influenced other Arabs in surrounding countries, too. Family ties and […]

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Comments Off on Unreached People#145- Murao, Hindu in India

Murao, Hindu in India In Murao marriage ceremonies, worship is performed by the priest at the gate of the house. This is followed by circling of the sacred fire seven times by the bride and the bridegroom. In their funeral ceremonies, before cremation, the head of the corpse is pierced with a bamboo. The Murao […]

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Comments Off on Unreached People#144- Sutradhar, Hindu in India

Sutradhar, Hindu in India Carpentry has been the traditional source of livelihood for this community. Remarriage of a female divorcee or widow is not permissible in some areas. All children inherit property equally. Their statutory council plans and implements welfare and development activities. The majority are followers of the Vaishnava sect of Hinduism, but some […]