Beliefs Foundations Opening NewYear Clairvoyants Unlucky Days Holy Tree Yantra & Mantra Statue Shrines

© 2023 Dr Margaret Sheppard

In this section are illustrations and examples of aspects of Sri Lankan Beliefs and Practices  in particular those associated with rural Southern Sri Lanka.

The following beliefs and practices are illustrated

Foundations - practices and beliefs associated with new houses and enterprises

Opening - opening new houses and businesses to promote protection and success

New Year - practices and celebrations

Clairvoyants -  2 examples of practitioners

Unlucky Days

Holy Tree

Yantra and Mantra - mystic diagrams and recitations

Statue - New Buddha Statue consecration

Roadside Shrines - affording safe journey to travellers