Ningthourol Lambuba

The Ningthourol Lambuba (Meitei: ꯅꯤꯡꯊꯧꯔꯣꯜ ꯂꯝꯕꯨꯕ) is an ancient historical document (puya), about the reign of the Meitei kings of Ancient Manipur (Antique Kangleipak).[1][2][3] It is a long roll of the monarchs with the activities of the kings of Manipur.[4] The scripture contains 348 leaves.[5] It supplemented the Cheitharol Kumbaba, the state chronicle of the kingdom.[6]

It records that Nongda Lairen Pakhangba was the first historical Meitei king of Ancient Manipur (Antique Kangleipak).[7]


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  3. Commission, India Indian Historical Records (1976). Proceedings of the Meetings of the Session. Manager of Publications. Retrieved 28 September 2021.
  4. Commission, Indian Historical Records (1973). Proceedings of the Session. Superintendent Government Printing, India. Retrieved 28 September 2021.
  5. Siṃha, Kārāma Manimohana (1991). History of the Christian Missions in Manipur and Neighbouring States. Mittal Publications. ISBN 978-81-7099-285-1. Retrieved 28 September 2021.
  6. Singh, Elangbam Nilakanta (1982). Aspects of Indian Culture. Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy. Retrieved 28 September 2021.
  7. International Journal of Dravidian Linguistics: IJDL. Department of Linguistics, University of Kerala. 2011. Retrieved 28 September 2021.