GINI RAKSHA 9.8x9.7 INC

Gini Raksha Mask – (Fire Demon)

£15.99

Gini Raksha, the Fire Devil, vanquishes enemies and brings friendship and harmony.
During the pre-Buddhist times when Sri Lanka was an agricultural based society people used to believe that keeping these masks brings good luck and protection. The believes and traditions are passed on to generations to come.
The unique crafts are hand-made and hand-painted with exquisite vivid colors. There may be very few (Human-errors) unevenness faults hence it is a man-made product. This mask is newly created as a wall hanging item.
The Sinhalese use the mask during;

  • Kolam dancing – dramatic performances representing both human and superhuman characters
  • Devil dancing – associated with exorcising rituals, removing devils and illnesses from people
  • Sokari dancing – worn during theatre performances or Devolmadu ceremonies, or public rituals in Sri Lanka.

Material – Kaduru (Snake wood tree)
Type of the object – Mask Wall Hanging
Property – Good luck and protection
Country of Origin – Sri Lanka (Ceylon)

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Product Description

The Gini ralsha also known as fire demons vanquishes enemies and brings friendship and harmony. This mask represents emotions by color red, orange and yellow. The patterns on the ears are warding off all evil. During the pre-Buddhist times when Sri Lanka (Ceylon) was an agricultural based society people used to believe that keeping these masks will bring good luck and protection.