Venerated incomparably by the Buddhists across the world Dwells in the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy Immortal, worshipful and sacred The left sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha
This is the story of how the Sacred Tooth was brought in to Lanka Deepa Sanath Abeysekera’s celebrated cinema production Written with adaptations from the great chronicle Dhata Wanshaya Written by Ven. Dhammakiththi Thero in the 11th century, During the region of Queen Leelawathie in Plonnaruwa Era And Indian Buddhist folklore ‘Siri Dalada Gamanaya’ Will be screened island wide from 06th March 2014 in the EAP Circuit
After the passing away of Lord Buddha at the cannonball tree garden, Kusinara City of Malla Kingdom, India one Sacred Tooth was taken away by the King of all deities, Shakra, another Sacred Tooth was taken away by the people of Ghandara, India and yet another Sacred Tooth by the Naga King for veneration and worship. Arahant Khema has retrieved the Left Sacred Tooth and handed it over to King Brahmadatta of Baranasi, India. Arahant Khema proclaimed that after the reign of Brhmadattas’ the Sacred Tooth will dwell in Sihala Deepa across the seas for a very long time.
During the reign of King Guhaseeva in 303 AD Princess Hemamala and Prince Dhantha brought the Sacred Tooth to Lanka Deepa. Today the Sacred Tooth dwells in the Temple of the Sacred Tooth in Kandy being highly venerated by Buddhists across the world. Let this cinema work be an offering to the Sacred Tooth Relic.