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The latter all focus on the two main religions, Buddhism and Hinduism. Both advocate tolerance. The Westerner should avoid shocking others with indecent dressing, nervousness and impatience. Ceylonese do not appreciate mood swings. Staying calm is a rule of thumb. Remember to take off your shoes and hat before entering a temple. Very important: do not take snapshots in front of a statue or a representation of Buddha. People worship with ardor and mysticism.
Lonely Planet Sri Lanka, 11th Edition, AUg 2009
Music Sacred, ritual or religious Sri Lankan music is found in the Indian music section of record dealers. Note that the "Pêcheurs de perles" (Pearl fishers), opera by Bizet is performed in ancient Ceylon.