Ramayana Trail in Sri Lanka

The tales that the greater part of us grew up tuning in to are brimming with interesting travel stories and encounters, Ramayana being one of them. A standout amongst the most celebrated epic voyages is that of Lord Rama, whose 14-year venture began when his dad King Dashratha sent him on outcast.

For a long time, Rama, with his significant other Sita and sibling Lakshman, traversed the subcontinent. Their voyage was packed with energizing wanders aimlessly, as they advanced from Ayodhya to Lanka and back.

There are numerous destinations in Sri Lanka which are identified with the Ramayana, appropriate from the site of Seetha’s catch to the executing of Ravana. The dirt of the war zones of Ramayana stays in red encompassed by lighter hued soil. Remarkable Himalayan herbs are as yet known to be found among the tropical Sri Lankan mountains and woodlands. One of Ravana’s airplane terminals, burnt by Hanuman when he came searching for his better half Sita, still has a consumed soil look. Aside from Ayodhya in India, Sri Lanka has been recognized as the place with numerous critical areas of the Ramayana story. We take you through a portion of these key spots of Lord Rama’s voyage in Sri Lanka


Situated in Mathale, Laggala is a country town mixed with characteristic magnificence and recorded esteem. Laggala filled in as a watchpoint to Ravana’s military, and it was here, that the principal look at Lord Rama’s military was seen and answered to King Ravana. It is trusted that King Ravana had appealed to Lord Shiva at Thiru Koneshwaran from this stone, as the stone was the most astounding pinnacle of his Kingdom.

Munishwaram Temple

Situated in Chillaw, the Hindu Kovil is one of the most established Hindu sanctuaries in Sri Lanka that bear close associations with Ramayana. Munishwaram implies the principal sanctuary for Shiva (Munnu + Easwaran). A Shiva Lingam was at that point here when Lord Rama visited this place. Ruler Rama after his triumphant fight left for Ayodhya with Sita in one of King Ravana’s Vimanas. This sanctuary is accepted to be where King Rama appealed to Lord Shiva requesting cures in the wake of perpetrating the most critical wrongdoing ‘Brahmaasti Dosham’. As per the Hindu Darma, Rama carried out this wrongdoing when he slaughtered Ravana who was a minister of Brahmin position.

Sita Kotuwa (Ashok Vatika)

Sita Kotuwa (Ashoka Vatika) is where Ravana kept Sita hostage in the wake of seizing her, likewise in light of the fact that she denied remaining in Ravana’s castle, and picked to stay under the Ashoka Tree; henceforth the name Ashok Vatika appeared. It was here that Hanuman met Sita out of the blue, and recognized himself with the ring of Rama. Its current spot is accepted to be the Hakgala Botanical Garden, the place is known as Seetha Eliya which is near the retreat city of Nuwara Eliya.

Manavari Temple

At the point when the Vimana was disregarding Munishwaram, Rama felt the Vimana vibrating and understood the Brahmaasti Dosham wasn’t tailing them at this specific point. Along these lines, Manavari is the primary spot where Lord Rama introduced the Siva Lingam as the piece of solutions for Brahmaasti Dosham and implored after the finish of the war with King Ravana. This Lingam is known as Ramalingam in light of the fact that Lord Rama made it. Aside from this, the Lingam in Rameshwaram is the main Lingam on the planet which is named after Lord Rama.


Nilawari is a well known town in Jaffna, with an explorer site that draws in a large number of local people and sightseers every year. As indicated by the old stories, the underground well of obscure profundity was made by Lord Rama when his military confronted a water emergency amid the war against ruler Ravana. Ruler Rama had shot an enchantment bolt to the ground, and the water sprung out which haven’t evaporated until this day.

Sita Amman Temple

Situated in Seetha Eliya a little wonderful town, 5 km far from Nuwara Eliya, the sanctuary is little yet exquisite and wealthy in Hindu design subtleties and painting and statues of Lord Rama, Seetha, Lakshmana, and Hanuman. By the legend, the waterway streaming alongside the sanctuary is the place Sitha showered. Besides, you can see the impressions on the stone alongside the stream which is accepted to be of Hanuman.


At the point when Ravana was taking Seetha to Seetha Eliya on his plane, she dropped some vitaminised rice balls given by Ravana as a refreshment with the goal that Lord Rama could discover where she was held hostage.

Kothmale is where you can at present observer these rice balls dropped by Seetha which are utilized by local people as a solution for stomach issue and cerebral pains and as an appeal that brings success.

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