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Temple of the Tooth Relic (Dalada Maligawa) – ශ්‍රී දළදා මාලිගාව

Temple of the Tooth Relic - Dalada Maligawa - Dalada Maligaya(Dalada Maligawa)

The Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth Relic) in Kandy, the temple which houses the Sacred Tooth Relic of The Buddha, is possibly the most sacred Buddhist shrine in the world. It is venerated not only by Buddhists in Sri Lanka but by Buddhists all over the world.

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Relic Shrine in Abayagiri Monastery – අභයගිරිය විහාරය – ධාතු ගෘහය

The Grand Entrance to the Relic Shrine of Abayagiri Complex

This was a special shrine in Uttara Mula in the Abayagiri Monastery utilized for ritual purposes associated with relics of Buddha. Paying homage to the relics of Buddha was a popular ritual in the Abayagiri Monastery. This building has been recognized as a Relic Shrine from the architectural features.

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