Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple Of The Tooth), Kandy, Sri Lanka

Sri Dalada Maligawa (The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic) is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country.

Here  are some photos taken during a visit to the temple. Click on a thumbnail for a larger, navigate with the left / right arrows of the photo or use the arrow keys on the keyboard.Below is a small selection of photos taken during such a walk in Hikkaduwa. Click on a miniature-photo to enlarge it, then navigate using the arrows left/right of the photo or use the cursor keys on your keyboard.