Paradise, situated near the place where the sun falls. There are many flowers there. The Mapik-tree, which grows in paradise, has red tanjong flowers on one side of it and Hibiscus flowers on the other. The spirits of the dead go to Laud on the seventh night after death, but, before they go, feed themselves by rubbing banana ashes on their throats. They do not feed by the mouth like human beings.

Yak Chin is in charge of Laud.



  • Evans, Ivor H. N. (1937). The Negritos of Malaya. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 258.