National Geographic : 1954 Apr
© National Geographic Society 4 Rugby Has Followed Britons Around the World: Colombo, Ceylon The game is similar to American football; chief dif ferences are that rugby bars substitution,forward passes, and blocking, and allows continuous play. The squads line up for the start of the Ceylon final. noaacnromes by K. i . Mather + Kandy's Perahera Procession Preserves Ancient Pageantry Each August Ceylon's most precious relic, the tooth of Buddha, is taken from its temple and paraded through the streets at night. These dancers whirl in the glare of coconut-oil braziers.