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Inside the Temple

Beautiful gold statues donated to the Temple by different countries like Thailand etc
Dalada Maligawa

June 7th 2006
The Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth in English) used to be a royal palace, and is now a Buddhist temple, where a tooth relic of the Lord Buddha is kept. The relic is stored inside a gold casket and kept under lock and key. Every evening, the room is opened for the public to view the golden casket - thousands of people gather here to get a glimpse... We went to the Temple at night, it was t ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Central Province » Kandy

Sri Lankan Flag The Sinhalese arrived in Sri Lanka late in the 6th century B.C., probably from northern India. Buddhism was introduced beginning in about the mid-third century B.C., and a great civilization developed at the cities of Anuradhapura (kingdom from circa... ... read more
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