It is a procession which consists of decorated elephants, drummers, and various different types of dancers who are following the majestic tusker of the palace, carrying the most venerable tooth relic.
The significance of this festival is to invoke blessings of the gods to receive rains on time enabling the local farmers to maximize crops from their cultivations.
And the final event is called the The tooth relic of Lord Buddha was brought to Ceylon ( Sri lanka) in 310 AD and first performance of Perehara has taken place in Anuradhapura which was the capital of Ceylon at the time.
The sacred relic has always been in the custody of the ruling king of the country.
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