Khuyoi Tompok

Ruler of Ancient Manipur (Antique Kangleipak) kingdom in the 2nd century AD

Khuyoi Tompok (154 AD-263 AD; 1551 MF-1661 MF) was a Meetei ruler of Ningthouja dynasty of Ancient Manipur (Antique Kangleipak).[1] He is the only son and the successor of Emperor Nongda Lairen Pakhangba (Old Manipuri: Nongta Lailen Pakhangpa) and Empress Laisana.[2][3]

Khuyoi Tompok
Inventor of time measuring device and drum
Monarchy154 AD-263 AD (1551 MF-1661 MF)
Coronation154 AD (1551 MF)
PredecessorNongda Lairen Pakhangba
IssueYoimongba, Taothingmang and Lairoklembi
Full name
Meitingu Khuyoi Tompok
Era name and dates
Ancient Manipur: 154 AD-263 AD (1551 MF-1661 MF)
RoyaltyNingthouja dynasty (Mangang dynasty)
FatherNongda Lairen Pakhangba
ReligionMeiteism of Sanamahism
OccupationRuler of Ancient Manipur (Antique Kangleipak)

It was during his era that the time measuring device (pung/poong) and a traditional drum (a musical instrument) (pung/poong) were invented in the kingdom for the first time.[4][5][6][7][8] Various experments were carried out for the perfection of the traditional drum. At first, deer skin was used, secondly, tiger skin and thirdly, cow skin was used in making the drum.[9] The Chinglon Laaihui accounts for his expedition to find out metal ores, especially gold and silver ores in the kingdom.[10][11] He is one of the nine kings associated with the design of a royal flag.[12]

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  10. Bahadur, Mutua (1988). Jewelleries of Manipur. Mutua Museum.
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  12. Anvīkshā. Jadavpur University. 2004.