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Encyclopaedia of Manipur, Vol. 2

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ISBN: 9788178358666    Publisher: Kalpaz Publications Year of publishing: 2011     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 439        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-2 # Contents,,,8. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes :, • Scheduled Castes • Scheduled Tribes • Aimol • Anal • Chiru • Chothe • Gangte • Kacha Naga • Koirao • Koireng • Kom • Lamgang • Mao • Maram • Maring • Mate • Mizo • Lai/Pawih • Monsang • Moyon • Paite • Poumai Naga • Purum • Salhte(Soktes) • Tarao • Thadou • Vaiphei • Zeliangrong • Zou ,9. The Naga Tribes, • Origin of the term Naga • How many Naga Tribes are there? • Origin and Migration of Nagas : • Physical Features • Head Taking • Occupation • Houses • Food • Religion • Social Life and Village Organisation • Oath Taking : • Dress and Ornaments • Handicraft • Design of clothes • The Morung • Economic Activities • Marriage • Child Birth • Inheritance • Death Ritual • Tattooing • Feasts of Merit • Early Relations with the British • Naga National Movement • Govt. of India Act-1919 • Simon Commission-1929 • Govt. of India Act-1935 • Visit of Cabinet Mission • The 9-Point Agreement • Declaration of Naga Independence-August 14, 1947 • Naga Voluntary Plebiscite of 1951• Proclamation of the Federal Government • Naga People's Convention • Birth of State of Nagaland • Earlier Indo-Naga Peace Talks • Shillong Accord • Birth of NSCN • Split of NSCN • NSCN-IM • Linkages of NSCN-IM • NSCN-K • Rivalry between NSCN-IM and NSCN-K • Peace Process • The Manipur Factor and the Peace Process • Weakness of NSCN's demands for Greater Nagaland • Possible solutions,10. Tangkhuls, • Origin of the word "Tangkhul" • Migration of Tangkhuls • Origin of Tangkhuls • Tangkhul and Meitei Ties • Physical appearance of Tangkhuls • Tangkhul House • Occupation • Hairstyle (Coiffure) • Tattooing • Ornaments • Weapons • Tangkhul Language • Religion • Longshim (Bachelors Dormitory) • Ngalalong : (Girls Dormitory) • Awunga • Hangva • Marriage • Disposal of dead • Log Drum • War : Head Taking • Swearing and Oath Taking : • Economy • Tangkhul festivals • Music and Dances • Art and Culture • Textiles and Clothes • Maran Kasa (Feast of Merit),11. Kukis and Hmars, • Kukis: origin of Kukis • Physical Features • Dress and Ornaments • Settlement area (Kho) • Villages of Kukis • Houses of Kukis • Family • Marriage • Divorce • Cultivation • Village administration • Land and mode of inheritance • Death Ritual • Food • Som Inn (Bachelors Dormitory • Musical instruments • Dances • Games and sports • Economic life • Hmars • Origin and Migration • Hmar Clans • Houses • Marriage • Family and Inheritances of Hmars • Traditional Political system of Hmars • Busung Sadar • Thiempu • The Village Crier • Siehmang Upas (Councillors) • Youth Dormitory (Buonzawl) • Val -Upsa • Courtship • Religion • Dances of Hmars • Musical Instruments • Textiles of Hmars • Handicrafts of Hmrars • Decorative Arts,12. Prominent Tourist Spots , • Imphal City • Kangla fort, -the ancient Manipur Palace • Khwairamband Keithel (Sana Keithel) • IMA Keithel or Mothers Market . • Saheed Minar • Shree Govindajee Temple • Temple of Thangal General • Manipur State Museum : • Manipur Zoological Garden : • War Cemeteries • Khonghampat Orchidarium • Heecham Yaicham Pat • Kaina • Andro - the ancient village : • Langthabal • Khongjom • Moirang • Loktak Lake and Sendra Island • Keibul Lamjao National Park • Phubala • Sekta Kei Mound -Archeological Living Museum • Waithou Lake • Singda • Tamenglong • Ukhrul • Shirui Lily • Moreh • Churachandpur #13. Festivals of Manipur • Festival of Meiteis • Cheiraoba - The Meitei NewYear • Ningol Chakouba - the social festival of Meiteis • Yaoshang - The premier festival of the Meiteis • Baruni • Kang Chingba or Ratha Yatra • Krishna Janmashtami • Durga Puja • Diwali • Heikru Hitongba • Mera Houchongba : • Lai Haraoba : "'Frolic of the gods" • The festival of Christians - Christmas • Festival of Tangkhuls • Festival of Zeliangrong Nagas • Festival of Poumai Nagas • Festival of Kukis • Festival of Muslims # 14. Temples and Monuments • Vishnu Temple of Bishnupur • Lord Krishna Temple of Brahmapur Leikai • Shri Hanuman Thakur Temple of Mahabali Umang • Shri Govindajee Temple of Old Palace Kangla • Thangal General Temple of Wangkhei • Leimapokpam Keirungba Temple • Shri Govindajee Temple of New Palace • Shri Radha Raman Temple of Langthabal . • Lord Krishnachandra Temple of Kakching • Nara Singh Temple of Kakching • Abdeitya Temple of Lamangdong (Bishnupur) • Gopinath Temple of Ningthoukhong • Radha Madhav Temple of Ningthoukhong • Ramji Prabhu Temple of Ningthem Pukhri Mapal • Bijoy Govinda Temple of Sagolband • Nara Singh Thakur of Naorem Leikai • Nityainanda of RIMS Road • Madan Mohan Temple of Kongba • Sri Sri Radha Krishna Manimandir of ISKON • Gopinath Temple of Sanakhyahal • Hiyangthang Lairembi (Kamakhya) Temple • Thongam Mondum • Lord Sanamahi Temple, Imphal • Ibudhou Thangjing Temple of Moirang • Konthoujam Lairembi • Khamlangba of Kakching • Samadhi of Maharaja Gambheer Singh • Samadhi of Maharaja Nongchup Lamgaingamba (Bhadra Singh) • Samadhi of Luwang Ningthou #15. Historical Landmarks• Chronology of important historical landmarks • Arrival of Muslims • Arrival of Hinduism • First Devastation "(Khuntak Ahanba-1755) • Seven Years Devastation (Chahi Taret Khuntakpa) • The Anglo-Manipuri war of 1891 (Khongjom War) • The Palace Revolution-1891 • Khongjom War-1891 • Paona Brajabashi • Chinglensana Phunganai Sanglakpa • Trial and death of Tikendrajit and Thangal General • Arrival of Christianity • First Nupi Lal (First Women's Agitation -1904) • Kuki Uprising -1917-1919 • Zeliangrong Movement -1930-1949 • Jadonang : • Rani Gaidinliu : • Second Nupi Lal -(Second Women's Agitation -1939) • Manipur and World War -II #16. Manipuri Dances • Manipur Classical Dance Forms • Manipur Raas Lila • Vasanta Raas • Characteristics of Manipuri Dance • Techniques of Manipuri Dance • Raas Lila Musical Instruments • Raas Dance Costumes • Early Period of Manipuri Dance • Maniprui Dance in Modern Times • Gostha Lila • Khamba Thoibi Dance • Maibi Dance • Pung Cholom • Nupa Pala • Famous Maniprui Dance Gurus#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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