Kandy Esala Perahera 2023 Photo Album

The final grand parade of the Esala Perahera festival at the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy took place on the night of August 30, 2023.

This album features captivating images of the Esala Perahera festival and the beautiful Sri Dalada Maligawa. What makes these photos even more enchanting is the rainy weather that graced the day. The raindrops added an extra layer of creativity, enhancing the atmosphere and making the scenes truly magical. Enjoy these snapshots of the festival, where the rain played a special role in creating a unique and memorable experience for all.

Kataragama Wasana, with great reverence, carried the Relic Casket beneath a splendid golden canopy, treading upon ornate cloth carpets, in adherence to the majestic traditions of the Kandy Esala Perahara Festival in Senkadagala during the 2567th Buddhist year. They invoked the protective spirits of Sinharaja and Kandula for this grand procession.