Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Kandy, a town of Ceylon, 74 miles N.E. of Colombo. It is situated on a wide plain near a small lake about 1,670 feet above the sea. The famous tooth of Buddha is preserved in a temple in the town.

“Not a drop of rain falls in the sandy desert or on the barren rock, however useless it may seem to be, that is not seen to be of value by God, and that is not designated to accomplish some important purpose there.”
–Albert Barnes, Notes, Job 38:26