Maradana Road is one of Colombo’s main thoroughfares. Walking along it past the railway station, you soon come to the statue of a Buddhist monk standing on a tall pedestal. It is an unremarkable piece of work, one of many … Read the rest

For a Buddhist probably the highlight of a pilgrimage to India is to arrive in Bodh Gaya and then stand at the top of the board stairway leading down to the Mahabodhi Temple and see for the first time that … Read the rest

The great cave temples of Ellora are one of the most visited tourist sites in India. Between 5th and the 9th centuries CE 34 caves were cut into a scarp which runs for about three kilometres.



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