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Temple of Tooth Relic - Kandy

Esala Full Moon Poya Day To Take Place On July 13 in Sri Lanka

Esala Poya day is one of the most significant holidays for the Buddhist community in Sri Lanka. Taking place in July on a full moon day, Esala poya commemorates Lord Buddha’s first sermon and the arrival of the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha in Sri Lanka. This year, Sri Lanka will celebrate the Esala full moon poya day on July 13. If you wish to travel to Sri Lanka during July, make sure to visit Kandy and witness the beautiful religious celebrations at the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, home to the relic of the tooth of the Buddha. During the poya day, the Buddhists will go to temples and chant sacred Buddhst texts, make offerings to monks, and provide food to poor people. With Truly Sri Lanka, discover an array of mesmerising destinations, world-class accommodation, and exciting things to do on the paradise island.