Agriculture

The following is a list of important crops cultivated in the Peninsula: nellu or rice; varaku

Muslim

Finally, a word about Muslims in Jaffna. According to statistics, among the population of the Jaffna

Christian

  As mentioned earlier, the Portuguese introduced Catholicism into Jaffna. Catholic missionaries built not only churches

Hindu

The worship of cobra, which is related to Siva and his consort Sakti, according to some,

Society

The dominant institution of the societal organization of the people of Jaffna has been, and to

Anna unchal

Anna unchal, namely swiniging to the rhythm of a song called kappal paddu, literally a ship

Kental

There are games for girls, too. Kentaal is a game of hopping on foot. A small

Savari

Savari- bullock cart race- is another folk sport in Jaffna. Bullocks are specially reared to participate

Var

Var is another vigourous game for the boys. Participants are divided into two groups. Three lines

Kuzhai edukkirathu

Kuzhai eduktirathu, meaning literally taking a branch of leaves and sprouts, is a game in which