The Resource Mahasona Ritual. Mahasona Baliya

Mahasona Ritual. Mahasona Baliya

Label
Mahasona Ritual. Mahasona Baliya
Title
Mahasona Ritual. Mahasona Baliya
Contributor
Summary
In the SW of Sri Lanka people believe that Illness is cause by Demons. Spirit doctors hold complex gift-giving rituals to persuade demons to release their drip on an afflicted person to depart the human world and return to the demonic realm. During the major rituals clay icons are made of the principal demon. These icons are portals to the demonic domain through which the demon must pass during the ritual process. The most frequently performed ritual in the Galle Matara region was that dedicated to Mahasona The Great Cemetery Demon. The video shows the making of his icon
Cataloging source
VDU
Language note
In English
Label
Mahasona Ritual. Mahasona Baliya
Publication
Distribution
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1138957
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video clip)
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • v
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34061290
System control number
kanopy138958

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