Tibetans of the Himalayas
Country Profile and Radical's Work
Climate: Varies from tropical at the bottom of the mountains to everlasting ice and snow at the highest elevations. The quantity of rainfall increases from west to east alongside the southern front of the range.
Geography: The Tibetan Buddhists of the Himalayas span a significant region of Asia. From Kabul, Afghanistan through the north of Pakistan into northern India, all of Nepal and Bhutan, into Bangladesh, and a significant portion of southern China (Tibet Autonomous Region—TAR).
People Groups: Largest populations include: Drukpa, Khampa (Eastern), Tamang (Eastern), Tamang (Western), Tibetan (Central), Tibetan (Gtsang)
Languages: Multiple; Tibetan is primarily spoken.
Largest Religion: Buddhism
Percentage Evangelical Christian: 0.02%
People Groups with Access to Scripture: 25
How to Pray
Geographic barriers exist due to remoteness, lack of infrastructure, and the world's highest mountains. Persecution is significant due to the lack of distinction between ethnic and religious identity. If you profess Christ, you are stripped of your enthic identity.