Seeta Amman Kovil - Nuwera Eliya August 11th 2008 On the way back from Hakgala Botanic Garden, we decided to stop at the historically famous Seeta Amman temple near the main road. This is the exact spot believed to be place where Sita was held captive by the demon-king Ravana in the Lanka of the epic, Ramayana.
Myth has it that Sita, the wife of King Rama , was imprisoned in the Ashoka forests of the region. I was accompanied by a very proud ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Central Province » Nuwara Eliya The Sinhalese arrived in Sri Lanka late in the 6th century B.C., probably from northern India. Buddhism was introduced beginning in about the mid-third century B.C., and a great civilization developed at the cities of Anuradhapura (kingdom from circa... ... read more
TWO roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;
Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,
And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ... full info