Mawphlang is a village in the East Khasi Hills
district of Meghalaya
state in north-eastern India
, 25 kilometers from Shillong
. The word maw means "stone", maw phlang means "grassy stone," and is one of many settlements in the Khasi hills named after monoliths.Mawphlang was the centre of Presbyterian Church of Wales
missionary and medical activity in the Khasi Hills during the 1890s.Mawphlang is the site of one of the Khasi Hills sacred groves.