Giving Alms to Monks at the Holy and Historic Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy‏


25 May 2015 By Edwards Foundation

Giving alms to monks is considered one of the three elements of the path of practice as formulated by the Buddha for laypeople dāna, sīla, bhāvanā. One rarely gets a chance to give alms at the Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. The Temple of the tooth relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of Lord Buddha. It’s a blessings to be able to do this dana inside the Temple of the Tooth Relic.