Lam Lai

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Lam Lai
Presiding deities of villages and countrysides
Member of Meitei deities
Other namesLam Konba Lai, Lam Konpa Lai
AffiliationMeitei religion (Sanamahism)
AbodesVillages and countrysides
RegionIndia (Manipur, Assam and Tripura), Bangladesh and Myanmar
Ethnic groupMeitei ethnicity
FestivalsEspecially Lai Haraoba
Consorts"Lam Leima"s

A "Lam Lai" (Meitei: ꯂꯝ ꯂꯥꯢ, romanized: lam-lai, lit.'regional god') refers to a presiding tutelary deity of a particular region, especially village, in Meitei religion and mythology.[1][2][3][4] The feminine form of the "Lam Lai" is "Lam Leima".[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 The Manipuri Lais
  2. Banerji, Projesh (1956). Dance of India. Kitabistan.
  3. Playne, Somerset (1917). Bengal and Assam, Behar and Orissa: Their History, People, Commerce, and Industrial Resources. Foreign and Colonial Compiling and Publishing Company.
  4. Sarat Chandra Roy (Rai Bahadur (1981). Man in India. A.K. Bose.

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