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The Sacred Buddha Tooth in Kandy

Los Angeles...
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The Sacred Buddha Tooth in Kandy

Hello Everyone,

Has anyone ever seen the sacred Buddha tooth in person or are there any photos available? I've always been fascinated by this priceless relic and would love to know.

Thank you in advance for answering my question.


Belfast, United...
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216 posts
17 reviews
1. Re: The Sacred Buddha Tooth in Kandy


this link shows an image of the scared tooth of Buddha


I have not seen it in person as i think it is locked away from public view. (or it used to be during past troubles in Sri lanka)

Here is an interesting article about the tooth



London, United...
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899 posts
225 reviews
2. Re: The Sacred Buddha Tooth in Kandy

There is a exposition of the sacred tooth relic every few years - can't remember if it is every four or every seven - and there was one whilst I was living in Kandy. Attempted to go and see it myself but the queues stretched almost all the way round the lake and so I decided not to. However, did speak to someone who did see it who said it looked quite canine rather than human. So, perhaps better to maintain the mystery.


Los Angeles...
6 posts
3. Re: The Sacred Buddha Tooth in Kandy

Thank you for all of the great information. I really appreciate it.

4. Re: The Sacred Buddha Tooth in Kandy

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