Esala Perahera (Buddhism)

Project Overview

This project teaches children about Esala Perahera, the Buddhist festival also known as the Festival of the Tooth, which is celebrated in Kandy, Sri Lanka, during July and August. The festival lasts for 10 days and begins when Jak tree cuttings are planted outside four temples called Devalas.

What’s included

Esala Perahera (Buddhism) is a comprehensive project that boasts an array of essentials including:


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Project scope

Esala Perahera (Buddhism) provides a structured approach to religious education, outlining key subjects and topics including:

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  • Religious education
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  • Buddhism
  • Esala Perahera
  • Festivals
  • Temples

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