Kandy Esala Perahera
Kandy Esala Perahera is known as one of the festival, celebrated by the Sri Lankan in a grand scale.
There are numerous number of perahara celebrations in Sri Lanka. All perahera celebrations depend on the religion, particularly Buddhism. The Esala Perahera in Kandy is one of the most established and most amazing of every single Buddhist event in Sri Lanka. Despite the fact that it is a Buddhist occasion, different religions lovers likewise partake here. The Esala Perahera in Kandy marches along the roads to respect the sacrosanct Tooth Relic and the four ‘gatekeeper’ divine beings: Natha, Vishnu, Kataragama and Goddess Pattini.
The Kandy Esala Perahera is held yearly in July and August on days settled by the Diyawadana Nilame of the Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic).
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