Updated: 8:29 PM UTC, Jul 16, 2017

In Zanskar Where Houses Are Designed to be Ghost-Proof

In Zanskar (Tibet) homes are built with low door frames, not because the inhabitants are short in stature, but to protect them from ghosts. According to their beliefs, the stiffness of the corpses hinders them from bending over to gain access to the residence.

Phugtal col. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons Phugtal col. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

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