Religion in Sri Lanka
The major ethnic groups are the Sinhalese - 74 per cent and Tamils - 18 per cent. The major religions in Sri Lanka are Buddhism - 69 per cent, Hinduism - 15 per cent, Christianity - 8 per cent and Islam - 7 per cent. Regardless of the religion type, many Sri Lankans are visitng temples of their religion and praying quite often. It is a very important part of their life. Below are a few snapshots of the series we call "Prayers"