Temple of the Sacred Tooth relic in Kandy (Dalada Maligawa)

temple of the tooth

temple of the tooth

Situated in Kandy which is the Capital of the Central Province of Sri Lanka the ‘Dalada Maligawa’ as it’s known by locals, is home to the most revered and venerated object of worship within the Buddhist community, which is the Sacred Tooth Relic. The temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is believed to be the foremost place of worship in the Buddhist community around the world as this sacred tooth is believed to be the only surviving relic of the Buddha. The Kandy City has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO and it is believed that this is in part due to the temple.

Tours Covering Temple of the Sacred Tooth relic in Kandy (Dalada Maligawa)