Kharchi

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Kharchi is the Gods of the Tripuri people.

The following are the names of various gods worshipped by the Tripuris and other major tribes of the state.

Matai-Katar[edit]

The word Matai means god and Katar mean great or supreme.

Lam-Pra[edit]

The twin deity of sky and sea. Lam means sky or earth and Pra means sea or water.

Sangrongma[edit]

Deities personifying the sky, the sea and the mountains.

twima[edit]

Tuima means water-mother or water-goddess.

Mailuma[edit]

the goddess of corn.

Khuluma[edit]

the goddess of cotton plant.

Goraiya and Kataiya[edit]

The two brothers Goraiya and Kataiya worshipped on the last day of the Hindu year (chaitra sankranti).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Tripura - A profile by Guha, NBT, New Delhi
  • Glory of Tripura Civilisation, Parul Prakashani,2006