Ritigala Forest Monastery
Things to do in Dambulla
One of the still-standing forest monasteries in Sri Lanka is Ritigala. Climbing the Ritigala Monastery with an expert guide gives you the perfect reflection from the past as to how monks used to live, meditate, and maintain their lifestyles.
Located southeast of Anuradhapura, the Ritigala mountain range is the highest mountain in northern Sri Lanka and is surrounded by many mysteries and folklore. One of the more popular beliefs is that Lord Hanuman accidentally dropped a chunk of medicinal herbs he was carrying back from the Himalayan Mountain to Sri Lanka to help Lord Rama’s brother, Prince Lakshman, who was wounded during a battle.
Ritigala Forest Monastery in Dambulla
Spiritual tour in Dambulla
Spiritual Tours in Sri Lanka
Sri Maha Bodhi and Ruwanweli Maha Seya – You can now visit these places wearing white attire for the evening prayer, if you are looking for something spiritual.
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