The origin of the mizos, like those of many other tribes in the north eastern india is shrouded in mystery. The generally accepted as part of a great mongaloid wave of migration from chima and later moved out to india to their present habitat. It is possible that the mizos came from shinlung or chhinlungsan located on the banks of the river yalung in china. They first settled in the shan state and moved on to kabaw valley to khampat and then to the chin hills in the middle of the 16th century. History often varies from legends. But the story of the mizos getting out into open from the nether world through a rock opening is now part of the mizo fable. Chhinlung however, is taken by some as the chinese city sinlung or chinlingsang situated close on the sino burmese border. The book is an asset for all scholars, researchers, teachers, students and ofcourse, the general readers.