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Supreme Creator God
King of the Heaven and God of the Sky
Member of Primordial deities
"Atingkok" is represented by the Meitei numerical letter "꯱" ("Ama", meaning "One").
Other namesNames of the Supreme God in Meitei religion
AffiliationMeitei religion (Sanamahism)
WeaponsThunderbolt, spear, polo stick
TextsWakoklon Heelel Thilel Salai Amailon Pukok Puya, Khongjomnubi Nongarol, Konthoujam Nongarol, Leisemlon, Leithak Leikharol, Sakok Lamlen, Tutenglon
RegionAncient Manipur
Ethnic groupMeitei ethnicity
FestivalsLai Haraoba
Personal information
ConsortsLeimarel Sidabi, Konthoujam Tampha Lairembi
Greek equivalentZeus
Roman equivalentJupiter
Hinduism equivalentVishnu, Indra

"Atingkok" (Meitei: ꯑꯇꯤꯡꯀꯣꯛ) (literally, "father void"[1]) is the Supreme Creator God of the universe in Meitei mythology and religion.[2][3][4] He is regarded as the legendary male ancestor of the living beings on the earth.[5]

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Further reading[change | change source]

  • Lightfoot, Louise (1958). Dance-rituals of Manipur, India: An Introduction to "Meitei Jagoi". Ministry of Scientific Research and Cultural Affairs. ISBN 978-1-01-374640-6.
  • North East India History Association. Session (1995). Proceedings of North East India History Association. The Association.

References[change | change source]

  1. Traditional Customs and Rituals of Northeast India: Arunachal Pradesh, meghalaya, Manipur, Assam. Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture. 2002.
  2. Parratt, Saroj Nalini (1997). The Pleasing of the Gods: Meitei Lai Haraoba. Vikas Publishing House. ISBN 978-81-259-0416-8.
  3. Brara, N. Vijaylakshmi (1998). Politics, Society, and Cosmology in India's North East. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-564331-2.
  4. Mohd. Anis Md. Nor (2012). Dancing Mosaic: Issues on Dance Hybridity. Cultural Centre, University of Malaya. ISBN 978-967-03-8017-9.
  5. International Journal of Dravidian Linguistics: IJDL. Department of Linguistics, University of Kerala. 2011.

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