Puya (Meitei texts)

Ancient handwritten texts in Meitei language (Manipuri language)
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A Puya (Meitei: ꯄꯨꯌꯥ) (literally, pū="ancestor"; yā="advice") is any old manuscript written in Classical Meitei (Classical Manipuri language).[1][2] It is based on varying topics, especially religion, mythology, philosophy and history of Ancient Manipur.[3][4][5][6]

List of puyasEdit

The list of Puyas, written in Meitei language (Manipuri language),[7] are given below in alphabetical order:

Related pagesEdit



  1. Manipur (India). Legislative Assembly (1978). Assembly Proceedings: Official Report of Manipur Legislative Assembly. authority of the Manipur Legislative Assembly.
  2. ‘Contents of Puya need to be deliberated on scientific grounds’
  3. The Puya and Cheitharol Kumbaba
  4. "Translation of our holy book "Puya" in English : A visionary approach – KanglaOnline". Archived from the original on 2021-01-18. Retrieved 2021-02-28.
  5. https://www.puyamanuscript.com/[permanent dead link]
  6. Discovery of Kangleipak 18
  7. http://archivesmanipur.nic.in/manuscript.htm
General references

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