Khuyol Haoba

A hero in Ancient Meitei Manipuri mythology and epic legends

Khuyol Haoba (Meitei: ꯈꯨꯌꯣꯜ ꯍꯥꯎꯕ) or Khuyon Haoba (Meitei: ꯈꯨꯌꯣꯟ ꯍꯥꯎꯕ) is one of the principal characters in the ancient Moirang Kangleirol legends.[1][2][3][4][5] He is the son of Khuyol Khuntoulempa,[4] and a lover of Yaithing Konu, the fair daughter of Huiningsumba.[1] Right from childhood, he grew up as an orphan man.[2][3][4][5][1]

In popular cultureEdit

  • The Rupamahal Theatre produced a play "Yaithing Konu" in 1949, which was written by Meitram Bir. It highlights the saga of Khuyol Haoba and Yaithing Konu.[6]

Related pagesEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Singh, Ch Manihar (1996). A History of Manipuri Literature. Sahitya Akademi. ISBN 978-81-260-0086-9.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Oinam, Bhagat; Sadokpam, Dhiren A. (2018-05-11). Northeast India: A Reader. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-0-429-95320-0.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Folk-lore. Indian Publications. 1991.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Medieval Indian Literature: An Anthology. Sahitya Akademi. 1997.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gangte, Priyadarshni M. (2008). Customary Laws of Meitei and Mizo Societies of Manipur. Akansha Publishing House. ISBN 978-81-8370-130-3.
  6. Devi, Dr Yumlembam Gopi. Glimpses of Manipuri Culture. ISBN 978-0-359-72919-7.