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  • Ravana had moved Sita to Paradise garden Asoka Vatika (Forest of Happiness) in Nuwara Eliya, now a tourist city, in the hills in Lanka, when Rama was closing in.

  • Ravana had moved Sita to Paradise garden Asoka Vatika (Forest of Happiness) in Nuwara Eliya, now a tourist city, in the hills in Lanka, when Rama was closing in.

  • Ravana had moved Sita to Paradise garden Asoka Vatika (Forest of Happiness) in Nuwara Eliya, now a tourist city, in the hills in Lanka, when Rama was closing in.

  • In Galle (southern tip of Sri Lanka) at Unawatuna, Rumassala Kanda is said to be part of Himalayan mountain (other 2  rare Hakgala and Ritigala), that contained medicinal herbs which Hanuman brought for the wounded brother of Rama, Lakshman.

  • King Ravana’s fortress is said to have been what is now – Mahiyangana, where Sri Lankan aborigins –Vaddas, can still be visited at. Fortress is now submerged in the ocean.

  • A natural rock, it was used as a location for meditation by Ravana and a 2000 year old watch point used to detect Rama’s army arriving in Lanka at Mannar.

  • According to the great Indian epic Ramayana, significant events of the story have taken place in Lanka. Legend has it that Ravana, the King of Lanka, abducted Queen Sita, wife of King Rama and brought her to Lanka from India on a wooden flying machine called Pushpaka Vimana.

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