Moirang Thoibi

A princess of Ancient Moirang kingdom

Khamba and Thoibi (Thoibi tricks Kongyamba).jpg

Moirang Thoibi (Old Manipuri: Moilang Thoipi) or Ewanglon Thoibi (Old Manipuri: Ewanglon Thoipi) is one of the principal characters in the ancient Moirang Kangleirol legends.[1][2] She is a princess of the Moirang kingdom,[3] daughter of Chingkhuba and the niece of the king of Moirang.[4][5][6] She is a lady love of Khuman Khamba, a poor orphan prince.[7][8][9][10]

Moirang Thoibi
Information
AliasesEwanglon Thoibi, Iwanglon Thoibi
GenderFemale
OccupationPrincess of the Moirang kingdom
AffiliationKhamba Thoibi, Moirang Saiyon, Moirang Kangleirol, Meitei mythology, Meitei folklore, History of Manipur
TitleLanglen Thadoi
FamilyMoirang Royal Family
Spouse(s)Khuman Khamba
RelativesChingkhu Akhuba, Chingkhu Telheiba
ReligionMeitei religion (Sanamahism)
OriginMoirang kingdom
HomeAncient Moirang

The term "Thoibi" means perfection or completion of beauty and accomplishments.[11]

In popular cultureEdit

 
Khuman Khamba and Moirang Thoibi performing the Khamba Thoibi Jagoi at the premise of the Ebudhou Thangjing Temple at the Lai Haraoba festival in Ancient Moirang.
 
Dancers performing the Khamba Thoibi Jagoi in Manipur.

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=eIQeAAAAMAAJ&q=princess+thoibi&dq=princess+thoibi&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjai5WTtsvuAhUBbisKHTS5ArUQ6AEwBHoECAMQAg
  2. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=jsUrczRtf4YC&pg=RA10-PA7&dq=khamba+thoibi&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwinn6SW4fDuAhWBTX0KHcdCBfkQ6AEwBXoECAMQAg#v=onepage&q=khamba%20thoibi&f=false
  3. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=vrBnAAAAMAAJ&q=princess+thoibi&dq=princess+thoibi&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjewszMt8vuAhUOWX0KHYoEAp04ChDoATAEegQIAxAC
  4. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=q5eBAAAAMAAJ&q=princess+thoibi&dq=princess+thoibi&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjai5WTtsvuAhUBbisKHTS5ArUQ6AEwA3oECAIQAg
  5. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=JYswDwAAQBAJ&pg=PT304&dq=Moirang+thoibi&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiyz47Ut7HuAhXqyzgGHamAD1wQ6AEwAHoECAMQAg#v=onepage&q=Moirang%20thoibi&f=false
  6. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=ObFCT5_taSgC&pg=PA222&dq=Moirang+thoibi&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiyz47Ut7HuAhXqyzgGHamAD1wQ6AEwBXoECAYQAg#v=onepage&q=Moirang%20thoibi&f=false
  7. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=jsUrczRtf4YC&pg=RA10-PA7&dq=khamba+thoibi&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwinn6SW4fDuAhWBTX0KHcdCBfkQ6AEwBXoECAMQAg#v=onepage&q=khamba%20thoibi&f=false
  8. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=Cfg6fjTBK1cC&pg=PA83&dq=Khuman+khamba&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjSo9XDtbHuAhUvyDgGHYWyBKoQ6AEwAHoECAEQAg#v=onepage&q=Khuman%20khamba&f=false
  9. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=JYswDwAAQBAJ&pg=PT304&dq=Moirang+thoibi&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiyz47Ut7HuAhXqyzgGHamAD1wQ6AEwAHoECAMQAg#v=onepage&q=Moirang%20thoibi&f=false
  10. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=ObFCT5_taSgC&pg=PA222&dq=Moirang+thoibi&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiyz47Ut7HuAhXqyzgGHamAD1wQ6AEwBXoECAYQAg#v=onepage&q=Moirang%20thoibi&f=false
  11. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=8EMKAQAAIAAJ&q=khamba+thoibi&dq=khamba+thoibi&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwinn6SW4fDuAhWBTX0KHcdCBfkQ6AEwAXoECAEQAg
  12. http://www.detailsofindia.com/folk-dance-of-india/manipur-khamba-thoibi-dance/
  13. http://www.dance.anantagroup.com/khamba-thaibi-dance/
  14. http://everythingexperiential.businessworld.in/tags/Khamba-Thoibi-Dance-91441/
  15. http://www.indianfolkdances.com/khamba-thoibi-folk-dance-of-manipur.html
  16. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=7yBkAAAAMAAJ&q=Moirang+thoibi&dq=Moirang+thoibi&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiyz47Ut7HuAhXqyzgGHamAD1wQ6AEwAXoECAUQAg
  17. http://www.e-pao.net/epSubPageExtractor.asp?src=reviews.books.Khamba_Thoibi_and_Poems_on_Manipur_Book_Review_By_James_Oinam
  18. https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.460207