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One thousand Sri Lankan Buddhist mothers or 'Kiri Ammawaru' hold oil... News PhotoAdult,Colombo,Day,Electric Lamp,Horizontal,Kelaniya,Mother,Oil,Praying,Religion,Sri Lanka,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPOne thousand Sri Lankan Buddhist mothers or 'Kiri Ammawaru' hold oil lamps and pray at a Buddhist temple in Kelaniya, just outside the capital Colombo March 9, 2013, the day after the International Women's day. The religious offering is made by a local council in a bid to invoke blessings on the residents and the country emerging from nearly four decades of ethnic war. AFP PHOTO/ Ishara S.KODIKARA (Photo credit should read Ishara S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)