Sakok Lamlen

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Sakok Lamlen (Meitei: ꯁꯥꯀꯣꯛ ꯂꯝꯂꯦꯟ), also spelt Shakok Lamlen (Meitei: ꯁꯥꯀꯣꯛ ꯂꯝꯂꯦꯟ), is an ancient religious text (puya) of the indigenous Meitei religion and is a sequel to the myth expounded in the Leithak Leikharol. It is considered to be the Upanishad of the Meitei religion.[1][2] It is one of the historical texts, which mention about the different names of Ancient Manipur.[3] According to it, Kangla was the capital of the Meitei ethnicity in Ancient Manipur and it was also known as Leimakon Kangla Nongthon Phambiron.[4] It was constructed over the navel of the serpent god Taoroinai.[4] It also mentions about the history of the festival celebrated during the reign of Meitei king Irengba in the tenth century AD.[5]

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  • https://www.newsdogapp.com/en/article/5d95610f83b48e1d4a56fdfa/?d=false[permanent dead link]
  • Devi, Jamini (2010). Cultural History of Manipur: Sija Laioibi and the Maharas. Mittal Publications. p. 19. ISBN 978-81-8324-342-1.

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  1. Singh, Ch Manihar (1996). A History of Manipuri Literature. Sahitya Akademi. ISBN 978-81-260-0086-9.
  2. Rasheeduddin Khan; Indian Institute of Advanced Study (1987). Composite Culture of India and National Integration. Indian Institute of Advanced Study.
  3. Dasgupta, Kalyan Kumar; Bhattacharyya, Pranab Kumar; Choudhury, Rabin Dev (1988). Sraddhanjali, Studies in Ancient Indian History: D.C. Sircar Commemoration Volume. Sundeep Prakashan. ISBN 978-81-85067-10-0.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Dena, Lal (1991). History of Modern Manipur, 1826-1949. Orbit Publishers-Distributors.
  5. India (Republic) Office of the Registrar General (1961). Census of India 1961. Manager of Publications.