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Kamai їa ka hok


Sngewbha ai ia ka jingsngewthuh jong phi shaphang ka jingong "Kamai ïa ka hok"


@mebatei_l_khongsit:

Ha jingsngewthuh jong nga kamut ba kumba ngi kamai ïa ka pisa, ngi trei shitom, ngi kynshew kyndiap ban ïoh eiei ha ka jingim ba man ka sngi, kumta ruh ngi dei ban kamai їa ka hok bad nga ngeit ba kata ka hok kaba ngi kamai ka dei ka spah ba ngi kynshew ha khmat u Blei bad nga ngeit ba kata ka hok ba ngi kamai ngi kynshew katba dang im, da kata ngin thied ïa ka jingsuk bad u Blei ynda ngi la leit noh nangne.


@wansaaaka:

"Kamai ia ka hok" ka thew ym ïa kaba kamai da ka pisa, hynrei ïa kaei kaei kaba u briew u im ha ka pyrthei lyngba ka jingim tip briew tip blei, ka tip kur tip kha bad ka trei hok trei shitom khnang ban im parum pareh im shongprah shongshang.


@kakhadduh:

Ka kamai ba ïoh na ka jingtrei shitom, jingtrei hok ym da ki lad ba sniew ba smeh.


@amy_grace_7:

"Kamai ïa ka hok" kamut ba ngi hap ban trei hok trei shitom їa kano kano ka kam bad ka bainong ba ngi ïoh kadei ban mih beit tang na ka umsyep jong ngi ym da kaba tuh bam klop na kiwei. Haba ngi kamai ïa ka hok ngi ïoh jingsuk ruh ha mynsiem bad ngi їohthiah suk mynmiet.


@cheryl_aqualina:

Kane ka dei ka jingong ba nga hi nga da sngewtynnad shisha. "Kamai ïa ka hok"' earn your right, nga tharai ngi baroh ngi don la ka jong ka jingsngewthuh halor kane. Nga la kynduh ïa ki briew ba mut ba kane ka long ba ai hukum ïa ki ban leh da kino kino ki kam ba kin ïoh kamai, khlem da pyrkhat ba kine kam ki dei ki ba bha ne ba sniew. Nga la kynduh ruh ïa ki briew ba pyrkhat ba kane ka mut ban shu trei shitom beit bad ban hun ïa kaei khyndiat ba phi ïoh. Ïa nga, nga pyrkhat ba kane ka mut ba nga dei ban trei ïa ka kam kaba ïahap ïa ka jingnang jingstad jong nga, ba ngam dei ban shim ïa kaei kaba dei jong kiwei bad ruh ba ngam dei ban hun ban ïoh kamai bym їahap їa ka jingtrei shitom jong nga.



The Khasi word "hok" can be understood as honesty, righteousness and being just and trustworthy. A person who is marked by dignity and integrity, arising from the firm grounding of principles and values. "Kamai Ïa Ka Hok' is one of three Khasi precepts (the others being "Tip Briew Tip Blei and Tip Kur Tip Kha") that emphasises on living with integrity or to elaborate, a clear conscience. This integrity and clear conscience is had by the act of earning with the word "kamai". Thus, man has to earn and reap dignity, integrity and a clear conscience through his day to day life, his words and actions towards others. This conscious effort will cause the earning of a life of purpose, free from the stress or guilt of any wrong doing.


Khublei Shikhohtyndaw @mebatei_l_khongsti@amy_grace_7 @wansaaaka @kakhadduh @cheryl_aqualina ïa ki jingbatai jong phi ïa kine ki kyntien! 😃🙏
Ka dei kane ka jingnoh synñiang jong ngi sha ka page ka ban nang pynroi ïa ka jingsngewthuh shaphang ki riti ki dustur bad ki jinghikai rukom im jong ngi ki Khasi.
The explanations sent by followers of the page is a testament to the communitarian effort that sustains the page. This will help in the documentation of the Khasi oral tradition and an understanding of Khasi philosophy and worldview. 🙏🙏
🟡 English explication by @speakyourroots


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