Traditions

The Leafy Plate

If you ask most Sri Lankans what their favourite meal is, they’ll probably tell you it’s rice and curry. But a meal is more than just food, it’s how it’s packaged and presented as well. ...
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Keeping Track Of The Time

The litha is the document that is consulted whenever customs are performed, whether at New Year or any other time throughout the year. It’s use provides an organised framework for the conducting of customs....
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Ushering in the rains

Since time immemorial, the inhabitants of this island have had a lifestyle based on agriculture. Hence appeals to Rain Gods to bring in timely rains were not uncommon in the past, and even today, they still continue in various forms....
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