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Pictures from the Tooth Temple in Kandy, Sri Lanka: the Alut Maligawa, the new shrine room of the Tooth Temple.

Buddha statue in the Alut Maligawa, Tooth Temple in Kandy, Sri Lanka.
Main Buddha statue in the Alut Maligawa, Tooth Temple in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

The Alut Maligawa is the new shrine room of the Tooth Temple. It was completed in 1995 to celebrate the 2500th anniversary of the Buddha's death. It is located in a three-storey building in the Royal Palace Complex, just behind the old Tooth Temple. 

paintings in the Alut Maligawa, Tooth Temple in Kandy
One of the paintings in the Alut Maligawa, Tooth Temple in Kandy, Sri Lanka.
The paintings depict the story of the Tooth Relic.

Statue in the Alut Maligawa, Tooth Temple in Kandy
One of the numerous Buddha statues, in the Alut Maligawa, Tooth Temple in Kandy, Sri Lanka.
Many of them were donated by foreign countries.

The two other storeys of the building host the Sri Dalada Museum while the former house of the royal concubines in the Royal Palace complex is now home to the National Museum .


 

Links

Sri Dalada Maligawa
This is the official site of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa) in Kandy, Sri Lanka.
Sri Dalada Maligawa
Cultural site of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy.

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