Sri Lankan Blowing Instruments
Drums play a major role in
Religion. While music was firstly used to entertain man,
was then used in devotion to God. Major events, such as
the Perehares of Sri Lanka are comprised of the sounds of
Farmers use many varieties of drums (Uddakki,
Bummadi, ect..) when harvesting crops. Many a ritual in
Sri Lankan Folklore, involves drums.
( Pirith &Thowil).