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Title: Uluwahu Paenima (Sinhala)
Keywords: Architecture, Domestic Sri Lanka, Sinhalese (Sri Lankan peoples), South Asian
Issue Date: 23-Oct-2007
Abstract: The Uluwahu Paenima is a undated popular liturgal manual written in Sinhala and circulated as an inexpensive chapbook for popular consumption in Sri Lanka. It contains verses and invocations to be recited in crossing the threshold, an important South Asian dwelling consecration rite. It is part of a genre of popular works on housebuilding composed in the modern languages of South Asia.
Appears in Collections:MacDougall South Asian Architecture Collection

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