Sanamahism (Meitei: ꯁꯅꯥꯃꯍꯤ ꯂꯥꯏꯅꯤꯡ), also known as Manipuri religion or Kanglei religion, is an ancient ancestor worshipping religion. It is the indigenous religion of the Meitei people and the tribal people of Manipur. It is a polytheistic religion. In Sanamahism, thousands of Gods are worshipped in several pantheons. It has common principle of Dharma and often considered as denomination of Hinduism. It is followed alongwide with Hinduism and it co-exits with Vaishnavism.
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