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"Moirang Kangleirol" (Meitei: ꯃꯣꯢꯔꯥꯡ ꯀꯪꯂꯩꯔꯣꯜ ) is a body of history, literature, folklore, mythology, legends and other accounts originally associated with the ancient kingdom of Moirang. In general sense, the terms Keke, Moirang and Ngangoi are used synonymously since ancient times to refer to the ancient kingdom.


Keke Kangla was the capital city of the ancient kingdom. It's a place of political administration as well as religious practices. People of the kingdom used to perform annual sacred ceremonies in the city. Moirang Ningthourol (genealogy of the rulers of Moirang) was calculated with reference to many ancient manuscripts, including the Cheitharol Kumpapa.


The mythology associated with Moirang Kangleirol has diverse range of accounts. There are Phamlons of deities. The nine gods and the nine goddesses participated in the divine harvesting festival of Thangjing Loutaba. They are collectively called the Laibungthous and the Laibenthous respectively.


The Moirang Shayon legends from the backbone of the Moirang Kangleirol. "Moirang Shayon" (lit. Moirang incarnations) is a genre of the seven incarnations of a God and a Goddess, induced by the invocation of Lord Thangjing, in the ancient Moirang kingdom. The list of the seven pairs of incarnations are:

Heroes Heroines
Akongjamba Phouoibi
Henjunaha Lairoulembi
Khuyol Haoba Yaithing Konu
Kadeng Thangjahanba Tonu Laijinglembi
Khubomba Pidonu
Wanglei Pungdingheiba Silheibi
Khuman Khamba Moirang Thoibi
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