Khongjomnubi Nongarol

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Khongjomnubi Nongarol
CountryAncient Manipur
LanguageMeitei language
Genreliterature, mythology and religion

The Khongjomnubi Nongarol, also spelt as the "Khongchomnupi Nongkalol", is an ancient Meitei literary narrative work (puya) about the six girls turning into the Pleiades in the sky.[1][2][3][4][5]

"Khongjomnubi" or "Khongchomnupi" means the Pleiades and "Nongarol" or "Nongkalol" means the ascend to the Heaven. The work is believed to be composed during the 14th century AD.[2][3][4][5]

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  1. Singh, Ch Manihar (29 August 1996). A History of Manipuri Literature. Sahitya Akademi. ISBN 978-81-260-0086-9.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Meitei, Sanjenbam Yaiphaba; Chaudhuri, Sarit K.; Arunkumar, M. C. (25 November 2020). The Cultural Heritage of Manipur. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-000-29637-2.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Glimpses of Manipuri Language, Literature, and Culture. Manipuri Sahitya Parishad. 29 August 1970.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Singh, Lamabam Damodar (2000). L. Kamal Singh. Sahitya Akademi. ISBN 978-81-260-0856-8.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Paniker, K. Ayyappa (29 August 1997). Medieval Indian Literature: Surveys and selections. Sahitya Akademi. ISBN 978-81-260-0365-5.