Wishing everyone a happy new beginning and a Happy Cheiraoba!
And to those who have already observed it on the first of Sajibu, a belated Happy Cheiraoba! but why do the Meiteis celebrate it twice in one given year? Continue reading Yet another Cheiraoba!
On the 21st of July, the Bhopal based IGRMS in collaboration with the National Museum, Delhi inaugurated the exhibition of ‘Poubi Lai: the Story of a Giant Python’ under the theme ‘single object exhibition’. The exhibition held in Delhi lasted for more than a month. The central exhibit was a 23 feet long wooden structure … Continue reading Visualizing Poubi Lai
I once heard a story. It was not a story that began with ‘once upon a time ….. ‘ holding the promise of good things to come. the way these stories are told, it does not unfold in the timeless world of ‘once upon a time….’ but is usually told as an incident that happened to … Continue reading The Ghost
She had a round face with a smiling countenance. She came dressed in a glittering potloi but later changed into a phanek wrap. She had hands that always remained stretched out but she had no legs. Her home was made of bamboo strips woven together. Every night, she retired into it with all her belongings. She … Continue reading Ita laiphadibi, a young girl’s companion
Lamta: As the chilli winds of winter recedes giving way to a lively spring of a riot of colors, life begins a new seasonal cycle of hope. Spritely spring follows dreary winter, life begins with death, hope sprouts in despair, light shines through darkness: all are but part of life. So then, why do we … Continue reading Lamta-gi Thangja: Henjunaha and the Night of Creeps