Thursday, 24 January 2013

Dia 206 / Day 206 - January 24/2012


Hoy salimos con la familia de Anupama para Kandy, una ciudad localizada en el centro de la isla y visitamos el Templo Sagrado del Diente de Buda (Sri Dalada Maligawa), un templo Budista muy importante.  En este templo se encuentra guardado un diente del dios Buda que segun la leyenda fue recuperado por un monje mientras estaban cremando el cuerpo del dios Buda.

Tambien visitamos Gadaladeniya Raja Maha Viharaya que cuenta con pinturas originales en la roca desde 1344 D.C.

Luego visitamos el templo Sri Lankathilaka Raja Maha Viharaya construido en 1344 D.C. en la cima de la piedra Panhalgala.

Finalmente visitamos el templo Embakka Sri Katharagama Maha Devalaya que se caracteriza por tener 164 columnas de madera tallada con diferentes imagenes representativas de las creencias budistas.

Raja significa Rey
Maha significa Grande
Viharaya significa Templo Budista

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Today we went with Anupama and her family to Kandy, a city located in the centre of the island and visited the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), a very important Buddhist temple.  In this temple is kept a tooth of Lord Buddha, that according to the leyend, was retrieved by a monk while Lord Buddha’s body was being cremated.

We also visited Gadaladeniya Raja Maha Viharaya a temple that has original paintings in the rock from 1344 A.C.

We then went to Sri Lankathilaka Raja Maha Viharaya temple built in 1344 A.C. on top of rock Panhalgala.

Finally we visited Embakka Sri Katharagama Maha Devalaya temple, which characterizes for having 164 wooden columns carved with different images representing Buddhist believes.


Raja means King
Maha means Big
Viharaya means Buddhist Temple


Templo Sagrado del Diente de Buda (Sri Dalada, Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka
Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka

Templo Sagrado del Diente de Buda (Sri Dalada, Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka
Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka

Templo Sagrado del Diente de Buda (Sri Dalada, Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka
Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka

Templo Sagrado del Diente de Buda (Sri Dalada, Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka
Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka

Templo Sagrado del Diente de Buda (Sri Dalada, Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka
Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka

Templo Sagrado del Diente de Buda (Sri Dalada, Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka
Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka

Templo Sagrado del Diente de Buda (Sri Dalada, Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka
Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka

Templo Sagrado del Diente de Buda (Sri Dalada, Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka
Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka

Templo Sagrado del Diente de Buda (Sri Dalada, Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka
Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka

Templo Sagrado del Diente de Buda (Sri Dalada, Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka
Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Kandy, Sri Lanka

De izquierda a derecha - Nihal, Mallika, Marcela, Anshini y Anupama, Kandy, Sri Lanka
From left to right - Nihal, Mallika, Marcela, Anshini and Anupama, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Pinturas originales en el Templo Budista Gadaladeniya Raja Maha Viharaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Original paintings in the Buddhist Temple Gadaladeniya Raja Maha Viharaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Templo Budista Gadaladeniya Raja Maha Viharaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Buddhist Temple Gadaladeniya Raja Maha Viharaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Templo Budista Sri Lankathilaka Raja Maha Viharaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Buddhist Temple Sri Lankathilaka Raja Maha Viharaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Templo Budista Sri Lankathilaka Raja Maha Viharaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Buddhist Temple Sri Lankathilaka Raja Maha Viharaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Templo Budista Sri Lankathilaka Raja Maha Viharaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Buddhist Temple Sri Lankathilaka Raja Maha Viharaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Templo Budista Sri Lankathilaka Raja Maha Viharaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Buddhist Temple Sri Lankathilaka Raja Maha Viharaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Templo Budista Sri Lankathilaka Raja Maha Viharaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Buddhist Temple Sri Lankathilaka Raja Maha Viharaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Templo Budista Embakka Sri Katharagama Maha Devalaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Buddhist Temple Embakka Sri Katharagama Maha Devalaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Madera tallada en el Templo Budista Embakka Sri Katharagama Maha Devalaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Wood carving in the Buddhist Temple Embakka Sri Katharagama Maha Devalaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Madera tallada en el Templo Budista Embakka Sri Katharagama Maha Devalaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Wood carving in the Buddhist Temple Embakka Sri Katharagama Maha Devalaya, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Vista de la montaƱa Bible Rock, Kandy, Sri Lanka
View of Bible Rock mountain, Kandy, Sri Lanka

De izquierda a derecha - Mallika, Anshini y Marcela, Kandy, Sri Lanka
From left to right - Mallika, Anshini and Marcela, Kandy, Sri Lanka

MontaƱas en Kandy, Sri Lanka
Mountains in Kandy, Sri Lanka

De izquierda a derecha - Anshini, Marcela y Anupama, Kandy, Sri Lanka
From left to right - Anshini, Marcela and Anupama, Kandy, Sri Lanka

1 comment:

  1. Did you see the size of the tooth? What did you think?

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