Contaminate

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In this case, a bow is heated in the fire then it is touched in the chest of the patient, and then it is thrown away on the way. No one again touches this bow. The common belief is that whoever may touch this bow will suffer from the said disease.

  • Source: Sinha, Tarunchandra. The Psyche of the Garos. Calcutta: Anthropological Survey of India, Govt. of India, 1966.
  • Culture: Garo
  • Location: Asia