One of Buddha's incisors is kept in a temple in Kandy.


A precious tooth relic of Lord Buddha, transported from India in the fourth century CE, is still kept in Kandy's Temple of the Tooth. Every summer, one of Sri Lanka's seven finest festivals, Esala Perahera (Festival of the Tooth), is held to honour the tooth. More information about the Kandy Festival of the Tooth may be found here: Kandy Festival of the Tooth.

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