The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: great God Ghagang
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Kongan
date: 23.9.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 2.6.1936-11.7.1937
note: translated from german by Dr Ruth Barnes
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
seealso: notebook 7 p.13ff
text: He also sees Ghagang (sic). There is only one great Ghagang in heaven but on earth there are many small Ghagangs. Three times a year Ghagang comes down to earth and is greeted by the lesser Ghagangs (for details see notebook 7 p. 13 following).