Khuman Khamba facts for kids
This page is about Moirang Kangleirol. For other uses, see Khuman Khamba (disambiguation).
"Khuman Khamba" (Meitei: ꯈꯨꯃꯟ ꯈꯝꯕ) or "Moirang Khamba" (Meitei: ꯃꯣꯢꯔꯥꯡ ꯈꯝꯕ) is one of the principal figures in the ancient Moirang Kangleirol legends. He is an orphan prince of the Khuman dynasty. Brought up by his sister, Khamnu as a poor man. Later, he was married to his lady love Thoibi, the princess of the Moirang dynasty.
In popular culture
- The well celebrated folk dance, "Khamba Thoibi Jagoi", was first performed by Khamba and his lady love Thoibi in the premise of the Thangjing temple. It's now a popular form of folk dance in Manipur.
- In 2019, a canvas painting named "Khambana kao phaba" (Lit. Khamba capturing the bull), was exhibited in Bhopal.
Images for kids
Khamba and Thoibi during a ceremonial ritual dance
Khamba and Nongban Kongyamba during the tiger hunt
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