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Angampora techniques

Angam (angampora) is an ancient Sri Lankan indigenous martial art with a vast history. There are many varied views out there regarding this ancient art…. But what really is angam? According to contemporary experts and luminaries of history Angam has 6 different subject areas that can stand alone individually as vast bodies of study. Although some of these areas have been lost with the decay of time, but most of it has been preserved by true masters who exist to this day with their perseverance and true patronage of the art.

These areas are namely

  1. අංගම්පොර (unarmed combat)
  2. ඉලංගම්පොර (armed combat)
  3. මායා අංගම් (black & white magic)
  4. නැටුම් කලාව‍ හා බෙරවාදනය (dancing & drumming)
  5. දේහධම්ම දේශිය වෛද්‍ය ක‍්‍රමය (herbal medicines)
  6. ජ්‍යෙතිෂ්‍ය විද්‍යාව (astrology)