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Fourth Kumbal Procession 2021

It was a spectacular offering of lights, sounds & dancing to the Sacred Tooth Relic and the four diety while “Wasana” was the fortunate one to carry the beautifully adorned Relic Cascket on the fourth Kumbal Procession. දළදා පුරවරය අසිරිමත් කළ ඇසළ පෙරහර මහා මංගල්ලයේ සිව්වන කුඹල් පෙරහර දා පින් පිරූ වාසනා මඟුල් ඇතු පෙරහර …

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Third Kumbal Procession 2021

While “Singharaja” the Royal tusker dazzled the streets of Kandy on the 3rd Kumbal Procession of the Kandy Esala Perahera Festival, the Kandyan dancers, drummers & other artists show cased the uniquely Sri Lankan culture මගුල් ලකුණෙන් සුසැදි සිංහ රාජා මඟුල් ඇතු තෙවන කුඹල් පෙරහර දා පෙරහර වීදි මග සරමින් කන්ද උඩරට ඇසළ පෙරහර මහා …

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Second Kumbal Procession 2021

“Indiraja” the ceremonial tusker, carrying the “Perahera Cascket” setting the streets of the citadel of Kandy aglow on the second day of Kumbal. පෙරහර වීදි මග අසිරි සිරියෙන් බබළවමින් දෙවන කුඹල් පෙරහර දා ඉන්දි රාජා මඟුලැතු පෙරහර කර‌‌ඬු වහන්සේ වැඩමවමින් කන්ද උඩරට ඇසළ පෙරහර මහා මංගල්ලය විචිත්‍රවත් විය. View Facebook post

first Kumbal Procession 2021

Announcing that the first Kumbal Procession of the Kandy Esala Perahera Festival 2021 paraded the streets of Kandy after stepping on the moonstone at the auspicious time, invoking blessings to all beings and paying homage to the Sacred Tooth Relic with the dazzling lights & sounds. දළදා සමිඳුන්ට සියළු පුද සත්කාර බැතිබර හරසරින් දක්වා, සියළු …

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organizations contributed their sponsorships, to make the Kandy Esala Perahera Festival a successful event

Many government & private organizations contributed their sponsorships today (12) at a meeting held at Sri Dalada Maligawa, to make the Kandy Esala Perahera Festival a successful event.Dialog PLC, National Lotteries Board, Development Lottery Board, Nestle Lanka PLC, Department of Public Trustee, Singer Sri Lanka PLC, People’s Insurance PLC, People’s Leasing & Finance PLC, Maliban …

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Koppara Pujawa

“Koppara” (dried up split coconuts) to light up the procession was donated by Sri Lanka Army. The Army Commander General Shavendra Silva handed over a tray of “Koppara” today (09) to mark this. Accordingly the army will donate about 10 tons of “Koppara” to light up the entire procession.For the past few years continuously, Sri- …

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The Planting of “Kapa” at the four devalaya

The “Kap Chanting” which took place yesterday early morning marking the beginning of Kandy Esala Perahera Festival 2021 was planted today (09) at the four devalaya premises at the auspicious time for this ritual. As the first ritual of the Kandy Esala Perahera Festival comes to an end, the inside procession will commence from today …

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Distribution of the “Kapa” among the four devalaya..

The ” Kap” chanting ceremony for the “Kap planting was held today (08) early morning at the Dedimunda Devalaya in Aluthnuwara, marking the beginning of Kandy Esala Perahera Festival 2021. The cutting of a selected Jak tree which has not borne fruits yet by using a silver axe is the ceremony of chanting “Kap” which …

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The costumes for the elephants for the Esala Perahera Festival 2021 were donated today

The colorful and glamourous costumes for the elephants for the Esala Perahera Festival 2021 were donated today (04) in the morning at Sri Dalada Maligawa.   Mrs Wasana Perera donated the set of costumes for the 3rd time for the first Kumbal procession which will start on the 13th of August. Costumes were donated by …

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