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Hanuman's footprint - Seetha Kovil - Nuwara Eliya  

Hanuman's footprint - Seetha Kovil - Nuwara Eliya

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
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Sri Lankan Flag 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
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