Hiyangthang Lairembi Temple

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The Hiyangthang Lairembi Temple (Meitei: ꯍꯤꯌꯥꯡꯊꯥꯡ ꯂꯥꯢꯔꯦꯝꯕꯤ ꯂꯥꯢꯁꯪ, Old Manipuri: ꯍꯤꯌꯥꯡꯊꯥꯡ ꯂꯥꯢꯂꯦꯝꯄꯤ ꯂꯥꯢꯁꯪ, romanized: hee-yaang-thaang laai-lem-pee laai-shang) is an ancient pantheon dedicated to Goddess Hiyangthang Lairembi, who is a divine form of Irai Leima, in Sanamahism, the Meitei religion. The sacred building is situated on the top of a hillock, in the Hiyangthang region of Manipur.[1][2][3][4][5] The temple, presently, houses three female divinities, who are Irai Leima and Panthoibi of Sanamahism as well as Durga of Shaktism denomination of Hinduism. Thousands of devotees thronged at the holy site during the festival time of Lai Haraoba as well as Durga Puja.[6][7]

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  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2019-11-01. Retrieved 2021-03-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. http://cpreecenvis.nic.in/Database/HiyangthangLairembiTemple_3934.aspx
  3. http://kanglaonline.com/2016/10/hiyangthang-lairembi-temple-on-bor/
  4. https://www.aartigyan.com/temple/hiyangthang-lairembi-temple
  5. https://www.rvatemples.com/listings/hiyangthang-lairembi-temple/
  6. http://www.e-pao.net/epSubPageExtractor.asp?src=manipur.Festival_of_Manipur.Manipur_Festival_Mangi_Devi.Durga_Puja
  7. http://kanglaonline.com/2016/10/hiyangthang-lairembi-temple-on-bor/