It is believed that if we go into a house where a baby is newly born, and the tyup-song or purification ceremony has not been done, we are supposed to suffer from maladies of various types, and also sometimes from touching of some special dead bodies.

  • Source: Foning, A. R. Lepcha: my vanishing tribe. New Delhi: Sterling Publishers, 1987.
  • Culture: Lepcha
  • Location: Asia