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House Extension

Building an extension on  an existing house - This is done as if building a new house as the extended area must be “protected”.

Placing flower offerings in coconut “houses” at corners of extension

Special articles to be buried in foundation

Tying on white pirit threads for all of those present at end of ceremony and then everyone is served with refreshments

Coconut milk being boiled in clay pot

It boils over evenly so this is auspicious!

Monks from local Temple conduct pirit