May 09, 2022

Thovil in front of Temple Trees (Pics)

Sri Lankan Shaman performed a traditional 'Thovil' last night (08) outside Temple Trees - the official residence of PM Mahinda Rajapaksa.

For generations, Thovil has been a tradional rite used in Sri Lanka to ward of evil spirits or to exorcise mental or physical illness

The Thovil was a part of the weeks long protests calling for the President, PM and the government to step down.

(Pics : Thilina Kaluthotage Photography)

Tovil 1

Tovil 2

Tovil 3

Tovil 4

Tovil 5

Tovil 6

 

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