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Malé to Fulidhoo

We had a ride on a speed boat from Malé to an inhabited island named Fulidhoo, population is about 490, which is very concentrated in one small island which has dimension only larger than a football stadium (length 0.42 miles, …

Posted in 06-June 2017 | Leave a comment

Buddism in Sri Lanka

Theravada Buddhism is the  major religion of 70.5% of the population of Sri Lanka. The island has been a center of Buddhist scholarship and learning since the introduction of Buddhism in the third century BCE producing eminent scholars. Our group visited historical palace in …

Posted in 05-May 2017 | 1 Comment