National Geographic : 1926 Jul
©N.G.S. A SINGHALESE PRIEST AND HIS ACOLY' There are many Buddhist priests in Ceylon and nearly this style of dress. Boys begin to study for the priesthood Autochromes Lumire by Gervais Courtellemont FE AN ARISTOCRATICYOUNG MENDICANT OF BENARES all of them adopt This young Brahman beggar's calling hardly befits the exalted claims of d at an early age. the caste which terms its members "Gods ofthe Earth."