The Meitei of Manipur speak in Meitei and read and write in Bengali. Hinduism is their religion. They are not vegetarians who eat fish and rice as a cereal.
They have clans who look after marriages. There are marriage rituals. Divorce and marrying again are allowed. On the death of the father, the oldest son inherits the property. They work mainly in agriculture. They have a traditional council to look after them. Village courts settle disputes among them. Sport is well liked by them and polo originated in Manipur.
The Meitei live in Assam too. Here they are called Manipuri. Monogamy is the way for them in marriage. They use modern medicines and education. Weaving is a well-liked craft among them.
* Scripture Prayers for the Meitei Kshatriya in India.
* Pray that the the council leaders will come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that gospel materials and the internet will lead them to salvation.
Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999
|Profile Source: Anonymous|
|National Bible Society||Website|
|Persecution Rank||10 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|
|Total States on file||2|
|Specialized Website||South Asia Peoples|
Primary Language: Meitei
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible-New Testament||Yes (1827-1996)|
|Possible Print Bibles|
|Forum Bible Agencies|
|National Bible Societies|
|World Bible Finder|
|Resource Type ▲||Resource Name|
|Audio Recordings||Audio Bible teaching (GRN)|
|Audio Recordings||Online Scripture / Portions|
|Audio Recordings||Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||God's Story Video|
|Film / Video||Jesus Film: view in Meitei|
|Film / Video||Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)|
|General||Got Questions Ministry|
|Text / Printed Matter||Father's Love Letter|
|Text / Printed Matter||Jesus Messiah comic book|
|Text / Printed Matter||OneHope resources for children and youth|
|Text / Printed Matter||World Missionary Press Booklets|