Monk's Lesson Time

Category: Travel Portraits


Photo and caption by Shane Hayes

The tough & long journey to become a monk is well known, with many sacrifices to achieve that inner peace & enlightenment. These young Buddhists monks, are in the middle of a field trip as they tour ancient ruins & temples in Sri Lanka, following their elder. Here whilst up against a rock wall in Polonnaruwa awaiting their elder to return. The youngest uncertain looks towards the eldest of the young monks for guidance, only to be worried to see a face depicting a tough journey ahead to become a monk.

Location: Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka


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