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Maibis performing Maibi Jagoi (priestesses' dance)

A Maibi or an Amaibi is a female priestess or a nun who uphold the sacred rites and rituals of Sanamahism (Meitei religion). Their lives and duties encompass a wide range of activities to the spiritual life of the Meitei ethnicity. They play significant role in the Lai Haraoba festival to please the Umang Lais and the Lam Lais. Maibism or Maibi culture is a dominant feature in Sanamahism. The male counterpart of a Maibi is a Maiba.

The tableau of Manipur passes through the Rajpath during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade-2017, in New Delhi on January 23, 2017
A motif of a Maibi, included in the tableau of Manipur state, shown in New Delhi
The tableau of Manipur passes through the Rajpath, on the occasion of the 68th Republic Day Parade 2017, in New Delhi on January 26, 2017
A motif of a Maibi, included in the tableau of Manipur state, shown in New Delhi on the Republic Day
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