Lainingthou Koubru

Guardian God of North West direction in Meitei Manipuri mythology
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"Koubru" (Meitei: ꯀꯧꯕ꯭ꯔꯨ), also spelt as "Koupalu" (Meitei: ꯀꯧꯄꯂꯨ), is a primordial deity in Meitei mythology and religion. He is the Guardian of the North West direction.[2][3] Legend says he is the founder of civilization in Ancient Manipur,[2] starting from the Mt. Koubru, a peak where he abodes, in north-western Manipur.[4][5]

Lainingthou Awang Koubru Asuppa
Guardian of the North West
Member of Manipuri Guardians of the Directions
Meiteiꯂꯥꯢꯅꯤꯡꯊꯧ ꯑꯋꯥꯡ ꯀꯧꯄꯂꯨ ꯑꯁꯨꯞꯄ
AffiliationUmang Lai, Sanamahism, Manipuri mythology
AbodeMount Koubru
WeaponSpear
MountWhite elephant
TextsCheitharol Kumbaba, PuYas
GenderMale
Ethnic groupMeitei ethnicity
FestivalsKoubru Lai Haraoba[1]
Personal information
ConsortLaireima Kounu
ChildrenLoyalakpa,
Thoudu Nungthel Leima

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Koubru – Manipur News".
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://books.google.co.in/books?id=lDFy8Q9d0J0C&q=koubru+deity&dq=koubru+deity&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwj78Oytpv3uAhWIbn0KHT4VCekQ6AEwA3oECAYQAw
  3. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=NkMwAQAAIAAJ&q=koubru+deity&dq=koubru+deity&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwj5qayNp_3uAhXMfX0KHWeqAXA4ChDoATAGegQIBBAD
  4. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=8F5uAAAAMAAJ&q=koubru+deity&dq=koubru+deity&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwj5qayNp_3uAhXMfX0KHWeqAXA4ChDoATAFegQIAxAD
  5. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=fXDiAAAAMAAJ&q=koubru+deity&dq=koubru+deity&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwj78Oytpv3uAhWIbn0KHT4VCekQ6AEwBXoECAQQAw