Bali Healing Ritual in Sri Lanka from a Medical Ethnomusicology Perspective

  • Lasanthi Manaranjanie Kalinga Dona Independent researcher
Keywords: medical ethnomusicology, music therapy, bali healing ritual, holistic approach, cultural beliefs

Abstract

Medical ethnomusicology, a new growing sub-field of ethnomusicology takes into consideration on an equal basis music, medicine/healing and culture. This article focuses on a complex of cultural beliefs intertwined with the arts and crafts, in a multileyered bali healing ritual, which aims to restore wellbeing of individuals and communities in the South Asian country Sri Lanka.

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Published
2016-12-09
How to Cite
Kalinga DonaL. M. (2016). Bali Healing Ritual in Sri Lanka from a Medical Ethnomusicology Perspective. Musicological Annual, 52(2), 121-136. https://doi.org/10.4312/mz.52.2.121-136