Imphal, May 29,
Rearranging from the collected Meitei’s original manuscripts “Puyas”, found hidden at various places by certain individuals of the region, from the infamous burning of the puyas, experts today comiled a ‘Holy book of Sanamahi religion’ . The Holy book was released by the Chairman of Sanamahi Temple Board, Langpoklakpam Jayantakumar, who is also the Minister of Arts and Culture in connection with the ‘Sanamahi Chenghogba’ rituals at Lainingthou Sanamahi Temple located at HayingKhongbal in 1st MR Complex, Imphal.
Thousands of people from across the state came offer prayers to Meitei deity Lainingthou Sanamahi on occasion of the rituals at 1st MR complex and at Kangla fort.
Prof. S. Nilbir while talking to media persons said that on Lainingthou Sanamahi rituals people comes and offer rice and other vegetable or flowers which ever they can afford and pray for their children, wealth and safety.
“This is tradition which our ancestors had been following and it brings good to our society”, the professor added.
Minister L. Jayentakumar, while speaking at the releasing function of Holy book of Sanamahi Religion organised by the Sanamahi Temple Board at Haying khongbal said that a missing gap to the understanding of our religion will be now filled. He further appealed all religious experts of Sanamahi to feel any missing portion if found in the future.