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"Ancient Moirang", also known as "Keke Moirang", was an an ancient civilization that flourished in the southern plains of the present day Manipur, India. The Keke Kangla served as the capital city of the kingdom since time immemorial. The major body of accounts related to the history, literature, mythology of the kingdom are collectively called Moirang Kangleirol.


Contemporary periods

The contemporary periods of the kingdom had parallelism with the Chinese Golden Ages. The period started from 52 BC in Moirang and 208 BC in China.

Genealogy of ancient rulers

The (Moirang Ningthourol) genealogy of the ancient rulers were calculated with reference to many ancient scriptures including the Cheitharol Kumpapa.

Government and Economy

Administration and Commerce

The Iwang Puriklai (ruler of Moirang) was the absolute monarch of the kingdom. For a smooth and sound administration, the kingdom was divided into eight leikais (wards or sectors). Along with this division, there were also nine organized market places. There were various institutions of the Phamnaiba Loishangs (Offices hold by Scholars), for smooth and proper conduct of the Thangjing Haraoba in the kingdom.



The ancient people worshipped Lord Ebuthou Thangjing, the presiding deity, as the progenitor of the kingdom.

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