"Numit Kappa " (Old Manipuri: ꯅꯨꯃꯤꯠ ꯀꯥꯞꯄ, romanized: nu-mit-kaap-pa, lit. '"shooting down the sun"') 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. It has a strong basis on the Meitei mythology and religion of Ancient Manipur.
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- Islam, M. (1982). A History of Folktale Collections in India, Bagladesh, and Pakistan. Panchali.
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- Problems of Modern Indian Literature. Statistical Publishing. Society : distributor, K. P. Bagchi. 1975.