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About Mising Culture

Yelam (Faith)

The Misings, like their kins – the Adis of Arunachal – believe that the original state of the universe was one of nothingness, called Kéyum. The other states that followed Kéyum were Yumkang > Ka:si > Siang (Sian) > Anbo > Bomug > Mukseng, which are interpreted as different stages of evolution of the universe. After Mukseng evolved Se:dí and Me:lo, the primeval Mother and the primeval Father respectively, or Se:dí-Me:lo, an inseparable combination of the male-female principle. Se:dí (Sedí-Me:lo) begot Dí:lung, Dí:lung begot Lí:tung, Lí:tung begot Tu:ye, Tu:ye begot Yepé and Yepé begot Pédong, usually referred to as Pédong Na:né (literally Mother Rain), who, after being wedded to Yi:dum Boté, the god of the winds, created everything on earth, including human and supernatural beings. The creation myths occur in Mibu/Miri a:bangs, the rhapsodic chants of the shamans amongst Adis and Misings. It may be noted that such myths, as narrated by the shamans, tend to vary in their details as well as in their interpretations.
The traditional faith of the Misings is a kind of animism, practised under the religious leadership of a Mibu, their medicine man. The institution of the Mibu amongst the Misings is now nearly extinct as a result of the spread of modern education and healthcare amongst them, but animism persists even today. Ancestor worship is also a prominent feature of Mising religious life. The neo-Vaishnavite, monotheistic Hindu faith, propagated by the great saint-poet Sankaradeva of Assam, also found a place in the religious life of the community in the form a sub-sect, called kewal. Although Vaishnavism insists on the singing of the glory of Hari, the One and the Only Being, as preached by Sankaradeva, the kewal sub-sect does not forbid strictly the practice of animism or ancestor worship and so both monotheism and animism came to be practised side by side by the Misings. This gave the religious life of the Misings a syncretic character. A revivalist form of religion, called Do:nyi-Po:loism (literally, Sun-Moonism), which struck root amongst the Adis in Arunachal half a century or so ago, is beginning to be practised by a small section of Misings now. The Adis and the Misings regard Do:nyi, the sun, as their Mother and Po:lo, the moon, as their Father, and begin all auspicious rites and rituals with an invocation to Do:nyi-Po:lo. This practice has been upgraded to an institutional religion, consisting in the worship of the two heavenly bodies. A small section of Misings has embraced C hristianity. Nevertheless, the overwhelming majority of Misings (98.8 per cent at the time of the last C ensus of India, 2001)
identify themselves as Hindus.

 
 
 
 
 

Final Result Sheet of Mising Language Certificate Examination, 2015.

• MAK has started Mising Language Certificate Course from 5th June, 2015 at 60 centres in Assam. Anybody willing to enrol may contact the nearest BAK i.e. branch of Mising Agom Kébang immediately, All prescribed books for the syllabus of the course are available in the Head office of MAK, Karichuk, Dhemaji and MAK Library at Gogamukh on payment.

• The 22nd Biennial Session of Mising Agom Kébang will be held in the 1st part of January,2016 at Goroimari, Bhimpara of Lakhimpur District, Assam

• The second Gomnu Workshop of MAK (Session 2014-2016) was held in Hotel Brindavan, Sivasagar on 16th, 17th and 18th January 2015

• An official discussion between Mising Agom Kebang and Mising Autonomous Council regarding development of Mising language was held on 29th December 2014 in the office chamber of the Chief Executive Councillor, MAC, Gogamukh of Dhemaji district.

• Glossary Workshop held on 30,31 August'2014 and 1 September'2014 at Hotel Nibedan, Guwahati


• A team of delegate from MAK met VC, DU and GU seperately in the month May'2014 and discussed about the introduction of PG Diploma Course of Mising languange. Bothe the VC's given their positive ascent to the team for introduction of the course.

 
 
 
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