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Gal Vihara, Polonnaruwa - Colombo, Sri Lanka: This sculptured image of the Seated Buddha is one of 4 images carved out of one piece of Granite dating back to the Century and is considered the finest work of its kind

Buddhist monk praying near reclining Buddha, Polonnarvwa, Sri Lanka, 1995, by Steve McCurry

Buddhist monk praying near reclining Buddha, Polonnarvwa, Sri Lanka, 1995 ~ Photo by Steve McCurry

Sri Lanka. Visited by Annie and Ben in the Season 1 finale, "When the Levee Breaks."

Huge laying Buddha statue, Polonnaruwa (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Sri Lanka

Around Kandy (Sri Lanka). 'Walking Kandy’s temple loop was a great way to see Sri Lanka’s Hill Country. Dark forest, silent roads, rice paddies, friendly villages. Stone steps leading to 14th-century Buddhist art. The shopkeeper inviting us to join his family on the verandah, the monk asking us in for tea, children shouting enthusiastic greetings and knowledgeable adults pausing from their work to chat.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/sri-lanka/the-hill-country/kandy

Around Kandy (Sri Lanka). 'Walking Kandy’s temple loop was a great way to see Sri Lanka’s Hill Country.

"Boy with Buddha" was taken by W.L.H. Skeen (1847-1903). It was taken in Anuradhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). It shows a boy meditating along side the Buddha.

"Boy with Buddha" was taken by W. Skeen It was taken in Anuradhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). It shows a boy meditating along side the Buddha.

Pray for Sri Lanka with this short video: http://www.prayercast.com/sri-lanka.html • Pray for physical and relational healing after a generation of civil war.   • Pray for the freedom of religious expression without proposed anti-conversion laws.   • Pray for growth and maturity for the indigenous Church. http://www.operationworld.org/sril

Pray for Sri Lanka with this short video: http://www.prayercast.com/sri-lanka.html • Pray for physical and relational healing after a generation of civil war. • Pray for the freedom of religious expression without proposed anti-conversion laws. • Pray for growth and maturity for the indigenous Church. http://www.operationworld.org/sril

#‎SriLankaFloods‬ ‪#‎PrayForSriLanka‬ ‪#‎FloodSL‬ ‪#‎SriLanka‬ ‪#‎Flood‬ Pray for Sri Lanka Peoples to Relief from Flood

‪ ‪ ‪ ‪ Pray for Sri Lanka Peoples to Relief from Flood

Brown wood owl-I think I had this guy as my microbiology instructor in college, same look on his face anyway!

The Brown Wood Owl (Strix leptogrammica) is an owl which is a resident breeder in south Asia from India and Sri Lanka east to western Indonesia and south China. THE VERY NATURE OF BROWN

India Pick Leg Spinner Mishra For Sri Lanka Tour

India Pick Leg Spinner Mishra For Sri Lanka Tour

Pakistan Beat Sri Lanka, Clinch ODI Series

Pakistan Beat Sri Lanka, Clinch ODI Series

Currently #SriLanka experiencing a drought Lets pray for Sri Lanka.  Three leopards quenching thirst at Yala National Park.  Photograph taken at last year drought season by Chandika Jayaratne  #SriLanka #hashtagsrilanka #Drought #leopard #wildlife #holiday #travel #visit #travelsrilanka #visitSriLanka

Currently experiencing a drought Lets pray for Sri Lanka. Three leopards quenching thirst at Yala National Park. Photograph taken at last year drought season by Chandika Jayaratne

Saint Joseph Vaz - First saint of Sri Lanka

detail of a painting of Saint Joseph Vaz; 1720 by Zeitgenössischer Maler