Gangarama TempleThis small temple near our hotel has some "hell" pictures and other interesting artwork.
|A demon eating an elephant.|
|Women in the flames of hell.|
|A beautiful wooden screen on the meeting hall.|
Embekka DivaleThis is a Hindu temple notable for the intricate carvings on the wooden pillars of the "drummers' hall".
Gadaladeniya TempleThis temple near Peradeniya is built on top of a granite outcrop.
|Lotus pool and unusual roofed stupa.|
Temple of the Tooth RelicThis major temple in the center of Kandy supposedly has one of the Buddha's teeth as a relic.
|Drummer (one of three) during the evening showing of the golden casket that contains the tooth.|
|A double-reed instrument accompanies the drums.|
Other stuffAfter lunch, I tried on two saris.
|A sari draped in the usual Indian way.|
|Sri Lankan women usually wear saris in a very distinctive drape that is much more complicated.|
|What more can I say?|