Tooth Relic Temple

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Tooth Relic Temple. More accurately known as Dalada Maligawa, the shrine in Śri Lankā in which the relic of the Buddha's tooth is kept. It is now in Kandy, but there were several earlier shrines after the tooth was brought to Śri Lankā in the 4th cent. CE. It is an object of constantly maintained devotion, and it is brought out in procession once each year.