Located in Kandy, long a center of the Buddhist faith, the stunning 17th-century Temple of the Tooth is believed to house the left upper canine tooth of Buddha. #SriLanka #SriLankaJetaime #Travelling #Love #Buddha #Amazing #Holiday #ExploreSrilanka
Every year in the town of Kandy, Sri Lanka, the Festival of the Toothtakes place. The festival is the largest Buddhist festival in the world and celebrates the Relic of the Tooth, located in Kandy’s Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, which is believed to be the canine tooth of the Buddha. Colourful parade processions music, dancing and elephants takes place over two weeks. This year’s festival begins at the end of July through the beginning of August every year. (credit: Getty Images)
The Kandy Esala Perahera (the Esala procession of Kandy) is a grand festival celebrated with elegant costumes and is held in July and August in Kandy, Sri Lanka. This historical procession is held annually to pay homage to the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha, which is housed at the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy. A unique symbol of Sri Lanka, the procession consists of many traditional local dances such as fire-dances, whip-dances, Kandyan dances and various other cultural dances, in…
KANDY SRI LANKA The Esala Perahera festival, one of Asia's greatest spectacles, is held every July and/or August in Kandy, Sri Lanka's second-largest city. For multiple days, processions of brilliantly costumed elephants parade through the streets, accompanied by dancers and drummers, imploring the gods for rain and honoring the nearby Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha.