The pleasing of the gods: Meitei Lai Haraoba

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Vikas Pub. House, 1997 - Social Science - 200 pages
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The Lai Haraoba (`Pleasing Of The Gods`) Festival Is The Greatest Single Key To The Religion, Culture And History Of The Meitei People Of Manipur. It Is A Vast Complex Of Oral Literature, Music And Dance, Ceremonial And Ritual, Which Presents A Unique Pre-Hindu World-View Which Has Remained Almost Unchanged For Over A Thousand Years, And Which In Its Aesthetic Sensitivity Reveals The Heart Of Meitei Culture.

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Contents

AN ANALYSIS
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THE TEXT AND STRUCTURE OF THE LAI HARAOBA
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MAIBI AND MAIBA
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