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Machete Monk

By RobboB  
Taken at the Galapata Vehara temple near Bentota, Sri Lanka. This is not some kind of new breed of warrior Buddhist monk. I think he was chopping fruit or something as the temple was preparing for a festival day

Tags: Photo journalism Sri lanka Buddhist monk

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LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2013 10:51AM
The looks none too happy at having his photo taken. Good shot.
NDODS 10 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2013 11:09AM
The thought of the empty discarded flip flops and a monk with a machete is somewhat horrifying to say the least…

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2013 2:34AM
I was at Bentota beach for two weeks and loved the area, then I travelled North as far a the tea plantations in Little England. It's a place I would return to visit again... Did you go south of Bentota to Gale area?
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