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#15 Thammattama

#15 Thammattama

Sri Lanka Route Guide: a 3-week travel itinerary

Sri Lanka Route Guide: a 3-week travel itinerary

Traditional 'Naagaraaksha'(meaning Cobra-devil) Mask used for Devil Dancing popular in Southern Sri Lanka.  Devil dancing is a form of white magic to cure diseases, specially those concerned with mental illnesses. A shaman is involved, who would use a series of dances to drum beats, to summon spirits or devils to get their help to heal the patient. Masks like this are essentially used in those dances along with costumes to make them look like devils.

Traditional 'Naagaraaksha'(meaning Cobra-devil) Mask used for Devil Dancing popular in Southern Sri Lanka. Devil dancing is a form of white magic to cure diseases, specially those concerned with mental illnesses. A shaman is involved, who would use a series of dances to drum beats, to summon spirits or devils to get their help to heal the patient. Masks like this are essentially used in those dances along with costumes to make them look like devils.

Vintage Wooden Mask Very RARE High Value Collectible Big Mask SAB0045 | eBay Sri Lanka

Vintage Wooden Mask Very RARE High Value Collectible Big Mask SAB0045 | eBay Sri Lanka

Old carved Naga Raksha ritual cobra mask from Sri Lanka lamontantiques on Ruby Lane

Old carved Naga Raksha ritual Southeast Asian cobra mask

Old carved Naga Raksha ritual cobra mask from Sri Lanka lamontantiques on Ruby Lane

Ceremonial Dance - Sri Lanka

Ceremonial Dance - Sri Lanka

Sanni Mask Kora Sanniya from Sri Lanka by EthnicArtandJewelry, $59.95

Sanni Mask Kora Sanniya from Sri Lanka by EthnicArtandJewelry, $59.95

Masked dancer in Kandy, Sri Lanka by Anamika Sandra, via Flickr

Masked dancer in Kandy, Sri Lanka by Anamika Sandra, via Flickr

#5--Ravanahatha

#5--Ravanahatha

Beruwala  The most popular beach resorts of the south coast area starting around here and streaches towards Galle and beyond. There are man...

Beruwala The most popular beach resorts of the south coast area starting around here and streaches towards Galle and beyond. There are man...

Arts and Crafts of Sri Lanka - Photo Collection

Arts and Crafts of Sri Lanka - Photo Collection

#17 Esala Perahera

#17 Esala Perahera

Colombo, Sri Lanka — A traditional mask dancer performs in an annual Buddhist procession. Hundreds of dancers, drummers, decorated elephants and Buddhist monks took part in the event, which is held on a full moon.    PHOTOGRAPH BY: GEMUNU AMARASINGHE / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Colombo, Sri Lanka — A traditional mask dancer performs in an annual Buddhist procession. Hundreds of dancers, drummers, decorated elephants and Buddhist monks took part in the event, which is held on a full moon. PHOTOGRAPH BY: GEMUNU AMARASINGHE / ASSOCIATED PRESS

A superbly carved and silver mounted late 18th century Coconut shell gunpowder flask circa 1790

A superbly carved and silver mounted late 18th century Coconut shell gunpowder flask circa 1790

Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy, Sri Lanka

Image: A Sri Lankan traditional dancer wears a mask in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Feb. 15

4 Easy, Delicious Vegetarian Recipes to Try at Home

Image: A Sri Lankan traditional dancer wears a mask in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Feb. 15