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U Mar Phalyngki












SOSO THAM WEEK 12th December - 18th December 2023


Khublei Shibun @xdtnoahjupejackllthmanar na ka bynta ka poim ha ka English, ka jingthoh ha ka Pnar bad Khasi bad ïa ki dur kiba itynnat! 😄🙏
Kane ka post ka dei shaphang u Mar Phalyngki uba dei uwei na ki rangbah shipai jong u Syiem Jaiñtia bad ruh shaphang ki mawbynna ha Nartiang kiba pawnam. Kat kum ka jingïathuhkhana U Mar Phalyngki u la pynïeng ïa u maw Mooi Iong Syiem uba 8 mitar bad uba dei ruh uwei na ki mawbynna ha ka ïew Nartiang uba jrong tam ha ka pyrthei.
According to local legend, the tallest monolith in the cluster, Moo Iong Syiem which is eight metres long, was erected by U Mar Phalyngki. Phalyngki was a trusted lieutenant of a Jaintia king. He erected the monolith to commemorate his victory in battle. The Monoliths were erected approximately during 1500 AD. and 1835 AD. (Source: https://www.google.com/amp/s/timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/shillong/nartiang-monoliths-in-meghalaya-are-tallest-in-the-world/amp_articleshow/64837454.cms)
🟡 Khasi and Pnar write up by @xdtnoahjupejackllthmanar
🟡 Photo credit @xdtnoahjupejackllthmanar

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