Vedda Holy Men
Veddas sell medicinal oils and charms outside the Mahiyangana Maha Saman Devalaya. Dambana, the heartland of the Aboriginal Veddas of Sri Lanka, lies just to the northeast of Mahiyanganaya, on the edge of the Maduru Oya National Park. Shot on assignment for Explore Sri Lanka magazine. My piece, The Temple of War, ran in the April 2016 issue.