Every souvenir shop a visitor enters will have Raksha masks on display. From tiny magnets and keychains to huge wall hanging, there is a Raksha mask for everyone. Raksha masks are part of traditional Sri Lankan dances but not all are used on a regular basis. They are mostly used as decorative pieces and depict the ancient Raksha people. They were the court of King Ravana from the Ramayana legend. There are several types of Rakshas, mainly nagas and garudas. Raksha masks are available everywhere.

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