Lighting Oil Lamp at Home


The beautiful island of Sri Lanka has a number of unique traditions that render color to  lives of the locals. The simple ways of life of the Sri Lankans are truly quite endearing. You will be able to catch a glimpse of the beauty of the island life as you enjoy exploratory tours in the country.

Lighting of the oil lamp at home is a custom that many families hold dear. Households both in the rural parts as well as in the major cities light oil lamps everyday as a ritual. A majority of the Buddhists in the country lights small lamps to honor statues of Lord Buddha in their houses. It is usually a duty lovingly performed by the mother.

Lighting of an oil lamp symbolizes the dispelling of darkness as well as negative feelings and energies associated with it. It is a delightful tradition that has been closely linked with the lives of the locals since time immemorial.

You will be able to learn more about the beautiful culture and traditions of Sri Lanka as you travel with Green Holiday Centre. Your exploratory tours in the island will surely be filled with enchanting experiences!


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