is very popular in the South of Sri Lanka where it serves
two different purposes.
Many people in the countryside of Sri Lanka believe
in the healing effects of the traditional Devil Dance.
As shown on these
photos, it is the rural families who have a great confidence in the healing impact
of a devil dance session.
The costs are massive and a positive result can
not always be expected.
The girl shown on the photo is reported to suffer
from mental disturbances and her family is spending around 50.000 rupees every
few months to host a big Devil Dance in the Habaraduwa country side.
2 Devil Dance videos from the Galle area.