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"Moirang Shayon" (Meitei: ꯃꯣꯢꯔꯥꯡ ꯁꯥꯌꯣꯟ) or "Moirang Saiyon" (Meitei: ꯃꯣꯢꯔꯥꯡ ꯁꯥꯢꯌꯣꯟ)(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


Akongjamba and Phouoibi

Akongjamba is a mortal man and Phouoibi is a goddess, who became the first pair of lovers in the epic.

Henjunaha and Lairoulembi

Henjunaha, an orphan lad and Thongnang Lairoulembi, daughter of a rich man, are the second pair of lovers in the epic.

Khuyol Haoba and Yaithing Konu

Khuyol Haoba, son of a late minister, and Yaithing Konu, daughter of a royal court man, are the third pair of lovers in the epic.

Thangjahanba and Tonu Laijinglembi

Kadeng Thangjahanba, a blacksmith, and Tonu Laijinglembi, the queen of the Moirang king, are the fourth pair of lovers in the epic.

Khubomba and Pidonu

Khubomba, the son of Tonu Laijinglembi, and Pidonu, a lady from Moirang, are the fifth pair of lovers in the epic.

Pungdingheiba and Silheibi

Pungdingheiba, a drum maker, and Silheibi, a handloom working lady, are the sixth pair of lovers in the epic.

Khamba and Thoibi

Khuman Khamba, an orphan prince of Khuman dynasty and Moirang Thoibi, princess of Moirang kingdom, are the last and the seventh pair of lovers in the epic.

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