Shashikanta Meitei

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Origin of the Meiteis
- Part 1 -

By: Dr J Rimai



The Land

According to the literature review, Manipur was an independent kingdom before the colonization by the British Empire (Singh 2004, 4). However, the extent of the so-called Manipur border is in debate. Some scholars believe that it reached... Read more
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The most sacrosanct place for the Manipuris "The Kangla" The Kangla is a sacred and ritual place of manipur.KANGLA is the most sacrosanct place for the Manipuris since time immemorial, as it is a place regarded as the ‘navel’ of their Learn More...

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Leimarel Sidabi Leimarel Sidabi or Leimalel Sitapi is the highest goddess in Sanamahism (Manipuri religion) and Kanglei mythology (Manipuri mythology). She is the goddess of earth, nature, and mother goddess of all creations in the entire Universe Learn More...

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Puya Meithaba (Burning of Puyas) Meetei PuYas and early literature vividly record the details of Meitei ethno-dispersion and dispersal of the Meetei outsides the geography of present Manipur into the neighbouring countries in Asia. A study of the Pu Learn More...