Kandy, Sri Lanka

A family of pilgrims, dressed in white, lights oil lamps in front of the temple of the Tooth in Kandy. March 2019. Une famille de pèlerins, habillée en blanc, allume des lampes à huile devant le temple de la Dent à Kandy. Mars 2019

Colombo

Colombo, Sri Lanka

The Gangaramaya Temple serves not only as a place of Buddhist worship; it is also a centre of religious learning for children. February 2019. Le temple de Gangaramaya sert non seulement de lieu de culte bouddhiste mais aussi de centres d’apprentissage religieux pour les enfants. Février 2019.

Colombo

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Every full moon day or the “Poya Day”, as it is known in Sri Lanka, coincides with an event of Buddhist religious significance. This group of men dressed up as princes was one of the groups leading the parade of dancers and elephants adorned in rich draperies. February 2019. Chaque jour de pleine ou jour…

Kandy

Kandy, Sri Lanka

A group of women dressed in white pray in one of the halls of the temple of the Tooth. The temple houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha. February 2019. Un groupe de femmes tout de blanc vêtues prie dans une des salles du temple de la Dent. Le temple abrite la relique…

Colombo

Colombo, Sri Lanka

There was a big party at the Shangri-La hotel that night. The same hotel would be sadly attacked by some terrorists two months later. February 2019. Il y avait une grande fête à l’hôtel Shangri-La ce soir-là. Le même hôtel serait tristement attaqué par des terroristes deux mois plus tard. Février 2019.

Kandy

Kandy, Sri Lanka

You meet many people wearing white in the city of Kandy. They are likely to be pilgrims to the temple of the Tooth as white is the color of buddhist pilgrims. March 2019. On rencontre beaucoup de gens habillés en blanc dans la ville de Kandy. Ce sont probablement des pèlerins du temple de la…

Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

At the very private Hill Club in the mountains of Nuwara Eliya, the butler shows how to play pool. March 2019. Au très privé Hill Club dans les montagnes de Nuwara Eliya, le majordome montre comment jouer au billard. Mars 2019.