[KAHN´dee] / comes from the name of the capital city of the central province of Sri Lanka
Many people think that Kandy is shy, but her friends know better. She doesn’t talk a lot because she is always thinking. She is as quick with her mind as she is on her feet. Kandy also likes to ask a lot of questions. She wants to understand as much as she can.
Buddhists believe that there is no God. They teach that the way to be happy is to live a simple life because “things” only cause suffering. They believe in reincarnation – that after we die we are reborn as a different person or animal.
Sri Lanka, once known as Ceylon, is an island nation located about 18 miles off the southern coast of India. It is home to more than 20 million people. It is famous for the production and export of tea, coffee, rubber and coconuts.