Lai Haraoba

Manipuri festival

"Lai Haraoba" (Meitei: ꯂꯥꯢ ꯍꯔꯥꯎꯕ, romanized: lāi-harāo-ba, Old Manipuri: ꯂꯥꯢ ꯍꯂꯥꯎꯄ, romanized: lāi-halāo-pa, lit.'Merrymaking of the Gods') is an annual ritualistic sacred music and dance festival, celebrated by the Meitei ethnicity, to please the Umang Lais (Sylvan deities) and the Lam Lais (Countryside deities) of Sanamahism, the Meitei religion, especially in the Indian state of Manipur.[1][2][3][4][5]

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Dance formsEdit

The following are the dance forms included in the sacred festival of Lai Haraoba.

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