In Pictures: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandy

The temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in the city of Kandy, also known as Sri Dalada Maligawa, has the greatest significance in the Buddhist community of Sri Lanka and worldwide. If you have plans to visit Sri Lanka in 2017 don’t forget to pay obeisance at the Tooth Temple.

The city of Kandy is one of the popular tourist attractions, famous for its cultural heritage, history and its uphill train route. The Travellore features a photo series on the Tooth Temple by Muditha Katuwawala from Sri Lanka.

The Tooth Temple in Kandy, is believed to be the most sacred Buddhist shrine in the world. Photo By: Muditha Katuwawala
The Tooth Temple in Kandy, is believed to be the most sacred Buddhist shrine in the world. Photo By: Muditha Katuwawala
During the prayers the room housing the tooth is open to devotees and other visitors. The relic is placed in a Stupa shaped golden casket. Photo By: Muditha Katuwawala
During the prayers the room housing the tooth is open to devotees and other visitors. The relic is placed in a Stupa shaped golden casket. Photo By: Muditha Katuwawala
There are many small temples and museums within the premises of tooth Temple. Photo By: Muditha Katuwawala
There are many small temples and museums within the premises of tooth Temple. Photo By: Muditha Katuwawala
The interior of the temple has some great wooden art work on the roof ceiling and the pillars. Photo By: Muditha Katuwawala
The interior of the temple has some great wooden art work on the roof ceiling and the pillars. Photo By: Muditha Katuwawala
The walls of the temple are decorated by historical paintings belonging to the Kandyan era. Photo By: Muditha Katuwawala
The walls of the temple are decorated by historical paintings belonging to the Kandyan era. Photo By: Muditha Katuwawala
The temple has been declared as world heritage site by UNESCO in the year 1988. Photo By: Muditha Katuwawala
The temple has been declared as world heritage site by UNESCO in the year 1988. Photo By: Muditha Katuwawala
Kandyan era Moonstone at the entrance of the Tooth Temple. Photo By: Muditha Katuwawala
Kandyan era Moonstone at the entrance of the Tooth Temple. Photo By: Muditha Katuwawala
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Fayaz Najar

Fayaz Najar

Fayaz Najar is a freelance journalist. He has contributed to various news organisations across India Such as Indian Express, Bureaucracy Today and Rising Kashmir. Fayaz also has expertise in social media marketing.

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