Wednesday, December 31, 2014

A 'Saangeeka Dhaana' at the Maanikkawaththe Pansala, Avissawella, Sri Lanka.

A clear mid-day in the environs of the Pansala.
The Buddhist Priests being brought to the hall ceremonially.
The coconut leaf mat on which the feet of the Priests are washed.
The feet are wiled dry before entering the hall.
The devotees seated in the hall where the alms-giving takes place.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Scenes, Avissawella, Kaluaggala, Sri Lanka.

Vagrant cattle resting on the pavement, Avissawella.

Home made door-mats and cushins for sale, Kaluaggala.

Firewood for sale by the road side, Kaluaggala.
Orchid flowers in a home garden, Kaluaggala, Sri Lanka.

Monday, December 29, 2014

Saturday, December 27, 2014

At the 'Maanikkawaththe' Pansala, Avissawella, Sri Lanka.

Fresh flowers on the 'Mal aasana'.

White 'Araliya' (temple tree) flowers in bloom with the ants collecting nectar.
'Ran Thambili' - described in Sinhalese literature as the ideal color of the skin, of a female beauty.

Friday, December 26, 2014

Three-wheel owners philosophy, Sri Lanka.

'Jesus Bless you all'

When are grapes bitter? Will they tell us the truth?

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Anthuriams, Home garden, Avissawella, Sri Lanka.



Lady Jay.

A White and a Pink.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

A Merry Christmas

A Merry Christmas 2014 to all of you.

'Peace be on earth and love to fellow-men'.

Flowers, Avissawella, Sri Lanka.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Flowers, Avissawella, Sri Lanka.

Roses at dawn.


Shoe flower.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Saturday, December 20, 2014