Chief Minister Pema Khandu today inaugurated the ‘Mipi Pene Centre’ – the state’s first Shamanic centre.
Conceptualised by Rajya Sabha MP Mukut Mithi, the ‘Mipi Pene’ known, as ‘the place for Shamans’ in Mishmi dialect will be a place for Shamans to perform and offer their priestly service.
The Chief Minister took round of the museum to inspect its facilities.
The centre has a hall for the Shamans to perform where they will be engaged permanently to offer priestly service to the people. This is to meet the rising demands for Shamans.
It also will act as training centre for those who want to master the art and skills of Shamanism.
Speaker Tenzing Norbu Thongdok inaugurated the Igu museum. Exhibits of the museum include shamanistic items, costumes, ritual items, shaman clothes and information on different types of rituals performed by the Shamans.