Recent Questions for Kiri Uthurana Kit
ANY PRECAUTIONS TO FOLLOW?
Don?t overdo your fire. When you?re making fires at home, remember less is more. Don?t overload your lipa with trying to create a huge fire
DOES THIS PACKAGE CONTAIN A LIPA OR A HEARTH?
Yes, this package contains a clay lipa or a hearth
WHAT ABOUT FIRE ALARMS?
If you are in an apartment make sure to light the lipa away from a fire alarm on top of the ceiling
WHAT CAN YOU PUT UNDER THE LIPA TO CONTROL THE HEAT?
You can put a ceramic tile or a piece of metal under the lipa
WHAT DO I DO AFTER LIGHTING THE FIRE?
Once the ceremony is finished take off the ash and remnants of the firewood and wash and clean the utensils which can be used next year as well.
WHAT OTHER CUSTOMS BEFORE LIGHTING THE KIRI UTHURANA KIT?
Before lighting the hearth, the lady of the house would worship the new pot three times. From the oldest of the family to the youngest, all gather around to witness the milk bubbling from the pot.
WHO IS LIGHTING THE HEARTH IN THE HOUSE?
The hearth is lit by the lady of the house facing the designated direction (which varies every year)
WHY SHOULD I BUY A KIRI UTHURANA KIT FROM KAPRUKA?
The main benefit is everything is packaged as unit. No need to search from matchbox to firewood. All components required for the purpose is in one box
WHAT IS THE PRICE IN SRI LANKA FOR KIRI UTHURANA KIT?
Online price at Kapruka is U$ 9.50