A Ramadan Journey through Sri Lanka

The "Golden Canopy" of the Temple of the Tooth visible from the Kandy Lake.

This post was written by guest contributor Hafsa.Last summer, I was on a journey spanning the northern, eastern and the south-western parts of Sri Lanka. On the first day of Ramadan, I found myself in the heart of the country: Kandy, the site of the middle Kingdom. Tamil and Muslim Minorities make up almost 20% of Kandy City. Most of the former are hill-country Tamils who have endured a history of discrimination. The British initially brought Tamils from India to work in the tea … [Read more...]


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