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Panthoibi Khongul (Meitei: ꯄꯥꯟꯊꯣꯢꯕꯤ ꯈꯣꯡꯒꯨꯜ )(literally, "in quest of Panthoibi" or "Panthoibi's footprint") is an ancient Meitei literary work, narrative about the quest of goddess Panthoibi. The text highlights the love saga of Panthoibi and her ultimate lover Nongpok Ningthou, after leaving her husband's house. Many scholars believe the work to be written during the 12th century AD.

The text also talks about how the festival Lai Haraoba was begun after the union of the two lovers.


  • In 1963, the scripture "Panthoibi Khongkul" was published by M. Chandra Singh.
  • In 1968, the scripture was again published by N. Ibobi Singh.
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