Sajibu Nongma Panba is a festival on which residents of Manipur celebrate their lunar year. This festival is celebrated during the month of April and is celebrated by the followers of Sanamahism religion.
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How is the festival celebrated?
This festival is celebrated by the Meetei people who form the majority of the ethinicity in the state of Manipur. Despite the majority of Meetei people follow Hinduism, there traditions are based on the ideologies followed by Sanamahism.
Since, the festival is celebrated to welcome the new lunar year, it is also an event to bring people closer together and share the feeling of mutual love and respect for each other. The people in order to celebrate this festival arrange a joint feast for their family where traditional cuisines are offered to the local deities.
Once the meal is over, people climb on the Cheirao ching hill in Chingmeirong or on the nearby hills in the afternoon to pray.
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