Ningthouja dynasty

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The Ningthouja dynasty (Meitei: Ningthouja Salai; Old Manipuri: Ningthoucha Salai) or the Mangang dynasty (Old Manipuri: Mangang Yek Salai) is one of the longest ruling clan dynasties in the world. It is the most powerful ruling dynasty in the long history of Manipur kingdom, starting its power from 33 AD and ended in 1972 AD.[1] It was founded by Emperor Nongta Lailen Pakhangpa, whose identity is often mingled with that of Pakhangpa, the serpentine dragon god of Meitei mythology and religion.[2][3] The Ningthouja dynasty was one of the three most powerful dynasties, the others being Luwang dynasty and Khuman dynasty.[4]

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  1. Session, North East India History Association (12 April 1998). "Proceedings of North East India History Association". The Association – via Google Books.
  2. Singh, P. Gunindra (12 April 1983). "Manipuri Numismatics". Mutua Museum – via Google Books.
  3. Nayar, V. K. (12 April 2021). "Crossing the Frontiers of Conflict in the North East and Jammu and Kashmir: From Real Politik to Ideal Politik". Shipra Publications – via Google Books.
  4. Singh, Wahengbam Ibohal (12 April 1986). "The History of Manipur: An early period". Manipur Commercial Company – via Google Books.