Numit Kappa

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"Numit Kappa " (Old Manipuri: ꯅꯨꯃꯤꯠ ꯀꯥꯞꯄ, romanized: nu-mit-kaap-pa, lit.'"shooting down the sun"'[1]) is an ancient Manipuri epic poetry, based on the saga of the adventure of a hero, who shot one of the two Suns, shining in the sky, to create the night.[2][3][4] It has a strong basis on the Meitei mythology and religion of Ancient Manipur.[5]

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  1. The Oriental Anthropologist: A Bi-annual International Journal of the Science of Man. Oriental Institute of Cultural and Social Research. 2005.
  2. Indian Literature. Sahitya Akademi. 1979.
  3. Islam, M. (1982). A History of Folktale Collections in India, Bagladesh, and Pakistan. Panchali.
  4. Man. Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. 1913.
  5. Problems of Modern Indian Literature. Statistical Publishing. Society : distributor, K. P. Bagchi. 1975.