16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Contemplation Anuradhapura

Looking to the left as we approached the sacred sight of Ruwanwelisaya, I spied this monk reflecting quietly beneath a tree. The meditative sense of calm evoked in the image has me returning to it often.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Anurahapura, Sri Lanka
Camera: DMC-GX8
Copyright: © Lisa Dorenfest