Manipur : A Nature's Jewel
Manipur: A Nature's Jewel
￼The wonderful Shangrila and "a land with jewels", Manipur is a true paradise on earth where Mother Nature has been very generous in her generosity. Untouched and undiscovered, Manipur is a great tourist destination of the 21st century. Nestled in the beautiful hills, Manipur is among the seven states of Northeast India. With an oval-shaped valley surrounded by green blue hills, rich in art and tradition, it has inspired descriptions such as "Eastern Switzerland" with its cascading rapids, truncated rivers, flower carpets, exotic flowers, and lazy lakes. Manipur is a patchwork of ancient traditions and rich cultural patterns. Covered with dense forests and rolling hills, Manipur is a magical Indian state that causes many to be amazed and reflect in disbelief.
Manipur is the land of the rich valleys surrounded by beautiful hills and lakes, a land of gentle people full of laughter and joy. Beliefs, traditions, and lifestyles seem to flow with each other with gentle grace, making it impossible to know where one ends and where the other begins. Their dance, art, music, and martial arts form their culture that can best be seen during the festival. Manipuri is a form of classical dance from India that has gained worldwide fame. Raas Leelas represents the Leelas of Lord Krishna as a child with the Vrindavan Gopies and expresses his longing for communion with the Lord. Raas Dance is perfectly lyrical and has extremely elegant movements.
The Zemeis, Liangmei, Maram, Thangal, Maring, Anal and Moyon are also included in the Naga group.
The Meities popularly known as Manipuris are a separate group that has its own identity.The history of Meitei society, its customs, traditions, religious beliefs, art, culture and rich literature are exposed in its ancient manuscripts as ‘Leithak Leikharol'.
Must visit places in Manipur
The lake is the largest freshwater lake in eastern India, located near the city of Imphal. Dotted with floating Phundies.
Keibul Lamjao National Park
The only floating National Park of this type in the world as the last habitat of the SANGAI swamp friendly horned deer - the dancing deer
The World War II Cemetery at Imphal with little stone markers and bronze plaques
It houses and temples dedicated to the pre-Hindu deity Thangjing. The site also houses a museum and a memorial. A great festival is held here in May.
Shree Govindajee Temple
This sacred site is located near the palaces of the ancient rulers. Built in the 18th century, the temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Radha.
Manipur destination with a variety of attractions including hills, wildlife, forts, Ghats, etc. All you need is time and enthusiasm to explore the creativity of nature at its best.