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Encyclopaedia of Manipur, Vol. 1

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ISBN: 9788178358659    Publisher: Kalpaz Publications Year of publishing: 2011     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 376        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Khomdon Singh Lisam rd/khomdon-singh" Title="khomdon-singh">Khomdon Singh Lisam was born on 21 December, 1948. He is the 8th child of Lisam Sajou Singh and Lisam Ongbi Mandalini...Read more
Description About The Author:- Khomdon Singh Lisam rd/khomdon-singh" Title="khomdon-singh">Khomdon Singh Lisam was born on 21 December, 1948. He is the 8th child of Lisam Sajou Singh and Lisam Ongbi Mandalini Devi of Singjamei Makha Waikhom Leikai. He passed MBBS examination from the Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh. He did Post Graduation in Hospital Administration (MHA) from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS, New Delhi) in 1981. He obtained post graduate degree and diploma certificates from the International Hospital, Federation, London (1985), University of Leeds, U.K. (1992), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok (1997), University of California at Los Angeles, USA (1997). He had presented scientific papers in many international conferences in London, Barcelona, Durban, Dacca, Kathmandu, Bangkok, Chiangmai, Yangon. He has been invited as a resource person in many countries including South Africa, Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand and Myanmar. During his tenure as Project Director of Manipur State AIDS Control Society (1995-2003); he introduced the Manipur State AIDS Policy in 1996 and the Harm Reduction Project known as RIAC project for the first time in India. He worked as a temporary UNAIDS Advisor during the Global Research Network meeting held in Durban in April, 2000. Post retirement, he worked in Thailand and Myanmar for a brief period and in NACO during 2005-2006. Presently he is working as a Medical Superintendent of Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS), Imphal (Manipur). He has written four books in connection with HIV/AIDS. History and culture have been a fascinating subject for him since his student career. Whenever he goes to a new country or state, he makes it a point to study the culture of people. He has been studying the history, culture, social and developmental aspects of Manipur for the last five years.Contents:- Vol-1 # Contents, Foreword, Preface, Acknowledgements,1. Introduction , • Why should you visit Manipur ? • Entry Formalities /Protected Area Permit(PAP) • Inner Line Permit • Customs and Duties • How to reach Imphal • Hotel Facilities • Travel Agents • Courier Services • Health Precautions • Facts about Manipur • City Distances • Important Telephones • Places of Interest • Excursions • Shopping in Manipur ,2. Origin of Manipur and Historical Evidences, • Creation of the Galaxy • Creation of Manipur: A legend • Creation of Yek and Salai • Different names of Manipur and Manipur's relations with neighbouring kingdoms • Origin of the name -Manipur • Origin of Meiteis : • Migration • Historical Evidence • Ancient Books -Chronicles or the Puyas • Stone inscriptions and Copper/Iron Plates • Coins • Historical Relevance • Account left by Europeans • Archaeological findings • Archivial sources ,3. Geography, Fauna and Flora, • Climate • Boundaries of Manipur • Hill Ranges • Rivers • Lakes • Waterfalls • Caves • Fauna and Flora • Wildlife-a rich heritage of Manipur • Keibul Lamjao National Park • Birds, Reptiles, common animals • Fishes • Soil • Forest • Vegetation • Wet Hill Forest • Pinus Casia Forests • Wet Temperate Forests • Sub-Alpine Forests • Teak Gurjan Forests • Semi Evergreen Forests • Trees of Manipur • Bamboo Brakes of Manipur • Cane Brakes of Manipur • Mushrooms • Rubber • Tree Bean Cultivation • Mineral resources • Flowers • Shirui Lily • Orchids • Fruits,4. Manipur Kingdom and Kings , • Chronicle of the Manipur Kings • Great Historical Gap 1199-44 B.C. • Kingship • Lakpas • Military Service • Land Revenue • Changes in the administrative structure during various kingships • Re-organization as a result of contact with neighbouring kings • Administration of Villages • Service Relationship • Phamnaiba • Lalupkaba • Loipotkaba • Judiciary Relationship • Religious Relationship • Important Kings / Maharajas of Manipur • Tangja Leela Pakhangba • Ningthou Kangba • Koi Koi • Poireiton Khunthokpa • Luwang Punshiba • Nongda Lairen Pakhangba • Khuiyoi Tompoak • Ura Konthouba • Naothingkhong • Meidingu Ayaangba • Meidingu Yanglou Keiphaba • Meidingu Loiyumba • Meidingu Loitongba • Ningthou Khomba • Meidingu Senbi Kyaamba • Mungyamba • Khagemba • Charai Rongba • Garib Niwaj • Chit Shai • Bharat Shai • Gourshyam • Maharaja Bhagyachandra (Chingthangkhomba or Jai Singh) • Labanya Chandra and Madhuchandra • Chourajit • Marjit Singh • Hirachandra • Advance of Gambheer Singh and Signing of Treaty of Yandabo • Raja Gambheer Singh • Maharaja Chandrakirti • Maharaja Nara Singh • Maharaja Devendra Singh • Maharaja Chandrakirti • Maharaja Surchandra Singh • The Palace Revolution, 1891 • Maharaja Kulachandra • Anglo-Manipuri War of 1891 • Khongjom War • Trial and Execution of Tikendrajit and Thangal General • Jubaraj Tikendrajit • Thangal General • Maharaja Kulachandra Dhaja • Prince Angousana Senapati • Maharaja Churachand Singh • Maharaja Bodhchandra Singh • Irabot's struggle for a responsible government• Movement for a responsible Government in Manipur • Indian Independence Act of 1947 • Situation of Manipur immediately before independence • Signing of Stand Still Agreement and Instrument of Accession • Stand Still Agreement • Instrument of Accession • Political development in Manipur after India's Independence • First Election and formation of a Ministry • Situation of Princely States immediately before Independence • Merger Agreement with other princely states • Situation of Manipur immediately before the Merger Agreement • Signing of Manipur Merger Agreement. • Maharaja Okendrajit ,5. Population and People, • The People of Manipur • Census Population • Meitei Pangan • Sikhs • Nepalese • Biharis • Marawaris • Punjabis • South Indians • Bengalis • Society and Conduct of the Manipuris • Government and Politics • Religion ,6. Meiteis, • Physical features • Meitei Clans -Salais/ Yek • Meitei Sagei and Yumnaks • Creation of Yumnak • Sagei • Apokpa Khurumba • Yum Mangba • Piba • Pibaren • Ningthou • Forms of address • Social Mores • Meitei Houses • Meitei Dress and Ornaments • Occupation • Meitei Food • Meitei Rituals • Totems • Manipuri language (Meiteilon): • Manipuri Mayek and Scriptures • Some of the common words and respectful terms of Manipuri language • Meitei Literature • Meitei Religion and Animism • The Meitei Lais • Sanamahi • The Umang Lais (Sylvan Gods) • Tree Cults of Ancient Manipur • Sacred Stones • Bamon/ Purohitism • Maibas and Maibis • Shumang Lila • Manipur Theatres • Chorus Repertory Theatre • Manipuri Cinema • Meitei Folk Songs ,7. Lois, Yaithibi and Bishnupriya, • Lois • Yaithibi • Bishnupriya. #About The Book:- The Book Is Meant Primarily For Foreigners And Outsiders Who Come To Visit Or Would Like To Come To Visit Manipur. The Book Attempts To Present All The Important Facets Of Manipur In A Clear, Easily Understandable Form. ,The First Chapter Of The Book Is Dedicated To Why Should You Visit Manipur - Entry Formalities, Health Precautions, Places Of Interest Etc. The Book Gives A Brief Account About The Origin Of Manipur, Geography, Fauna And Flora, Manipur Kingdom And Kings, The Population And People, Lois Yaithibi And Bishnupriya, Naga Tries, Tangkhul Tribes, Kuki And Hamrs, Prominent Tourists Spots, Festivals Of Manipur, Historical Landmarks, Manipuri Dances, Games And Sports, Sagol Kangjei (Polo), Handloom, Handicrafts And Textiles. The Books Also Gives A Brief Account About The Districts Of Manipur, Indo-Myanmar Border Trade And Why Should You Invest In Manipur. ,I Hope The Book Will Also Be Useful For The Students, Youths, Common People And Researchers Who Want To Know A Bit Of Everything About Manipur., About The Author:- Khomdon Singh Lisam Rd/Khomdon-Singh" Title="Khomdon-Singh">Khomdon Singh Lisam Was Born On 21 December, 1948. He Is The 8Th Child Of Lisam Sajou Singh And Lisam Ongbi Mandalini Devi Of Singjamei Makha Waikhom Leikai. He Passed Mbbs Examination From The Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh. He Did Post Graduation In Hospital Administration (Mha) From The All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (Aiims, New Delhi) In 1981. He Obtained Post Graduate Degree And Diploma Certificates From The International Hospital, Federation, London (1985), University Of Leeds, U.K. (1992), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok (1997), University Of California At Los Angeles, Usa (1997). ,He Had Presented Scientific Papers In Many International Conferences In London, Barcelona, Durban, Dacca, Kathmandu, Bangkok, Chiangmai, Yangon. He Has Been Invited As A Resource Person In Many Countries Including South Africa, Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand And Myanmar. During His Tenure As Project Director Of Manipur State Aids Control Society (1995-2003); He Introduced The Manipur State Aids Policy In 1996 And The Harm Reduction Project Known As Riac Project For The First Time In India. He Worked As A Temporary Unaids Advisor During The Global Research Network Meeting Held In Durban In April, 2000. Post Retirement, He Worked In Thailand And Myanmar For A Brief Period And In Naco During 2005-2006. Presently He Is Working As A Medical Superintendent Of Jawaharlal Nehru Institute Of Medical Sciences (Jnims), Imphal (Manipur). He Has Written Four Books In Connection With Hiv/Aids. ,History And Culture Have Been A Fascinating Subject For Him Since His Student Career. Whenever He Goes To A New Country Or State, He Makes It A Point To Study The Culture Of People. He Has Been Studying The History, Culture, Social And Developmental Aspects Of Manipur For The Last Five Years.,
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