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Vatha Sanniya Mask

Vatha Sanniya Mask

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(SKU: LS20008EB4) Vata Sanniya Mask is used for Its purpose is healing and blessing through a performance in which 18 kinds of maladies, inflicted by devils, are purged from human body. According to historians, these masks are used in healing of epidemics & infectious diseases and flatulence respectively.

  • 1950s-1960s era Sir Lankan, culturally used wooden masks.
  • A character of the 18 Sanni masks group.
  • A polychrome wooden disease mask used for healing rituals.
  • Masks play important roles in religious, healing and exorcism rituals.
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