CHYOO RUM Faat (Prayers and Offering to the Himalayas)
WBMLLDB organized CHYOO RUM Faat (Prayers and Offering to the Himalayas) at Sim Syel
(Sinchel) Tiger Hill Darjeeling, on 9 th October 2021 in association with Darjeeling Thoom
Shezoom. CHYOO RUM Faat has an incredible significance in the Lepcha’s Life. From the
unmemorable time Lepcha peoples warship natural GOD and GODDESSES and regarded
themselves as a natural worshiper, above all CHYOO RUM is one of them. More than one thousand
peoples were gathered to worship CHYOO RUM from different Kyong and Thoom Shezoom of
Darjeeling and Kalimpong District.
Aathing Lyangsong Tamsang, Chairman West Bengal Mayel Lyang Lepcha Development Board,
Tribal Development Department, Govt. of West Bengal lightning Chhemi to mark the CHYOO RUM
Faat on 9 th Octber 2021, at Sim Syel Darjeeling.
Lepcha Priest and Priestess (Bungthing and Munha) offering prayer to CHYOO RUM.
Typical Lepcha Dance performed by WBMLLDB, Cultural Cell.
Lepcha Cultural Dance performed by Minchu Thoom Shezoom Kalimpong, on 9th October 2021,
at Sim Syel, Darjeeling.