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"Meitei mythology", also known as "Manipuri mythology" or "Kanglei mythology", is the body of traditional stories, pertaining to Ancient Manipur's legendary origins and religious systems, as represented in the literature and visual arts of the Manipuri ethnicity.

The tableau of Manipur passes through the Raj path during the 61st Republic Day Parade-2010, in New Delhi on January 26, 2010
The tableau of Manipur, depicting the mythical creatures from Meitei mythology, in the Republic Day Parade of India, in New Delhi

Meitei mythology may also mean the modern analysis of these representations, and to the subject matter, as represented in the literature and art of the culture of the Meitei people. The Meiteis usually treated their traditional narratives as historical, even when these have mythical or miraculous or supernatural elements.

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