April 28 - May 6, 2018

This one-of-a-kind Immersion Experience focuses on models of Interfaith cooperation and pluralism, and includes visiting historic Buddhist Temples and other religious sites. We will explore how Buddhism and Hinduism co-exist, meet with Buddhist and Christian leaders to explore and how minority religions such as Christians and Muslims navigate this unique religious mix.  Highlights include:

  • Visits to historic Buddhist temples including Dambulla, and the “Temple of the Tooth Relic”

  • Learn the history and culture of Buddhism in Sri Lanka

  • Learn Buddhism and Buddhist spirituality

  • Explore how Christians live with the majority Buddhist community

  • Visit Kataragama Shrine where Hindus and Buddhists worship together

  • Visit key Christian sites: historic Galle Fort, Theological College of Lanka

  • Visit places of other interest as a tea factory and a botanical garden

  • Relax at the beautiful beach at Hikkaduwa

Here's a brief tourism video by film maker Mitz Gamage.  More to come!
Price:  $3,250 + airfare: Includes hotels, meal, travel within Sri Lanka + complete program.
Dates: April 18 - May 6, 2018