Tag: Matugama

Thambadola Ella Falls – තඹදොල ඇල්ල

Thambadola Ella Falls

Local villagers assert that this 3m-high Thambadola Ella fall in the Kalutara District is under threat and already its aquifers have been depleted as a direct result of logging.

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Makeli Ella Falls – මාකෙලි ඇල්ල

Makeli Ella Falls

The 10m Makeli Ella Fall is said to resemble a bride’s veil from a distance, and round weather-eroded granite stones pepper the landscape.

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Ahas Bokku Ella Falls at Athwelthota – අහස් බෝක්කු ඇල්ල

Ahas Bokku Ella

Height : 30 metres District : Kalutara Ahas Bokku Ella is located  about 5 kilometers away from the Athwelthota in the Kalutara District. Travel in the Road from Matugama – Baduraliya to Kalawana pass (Athwelthota)  and go ahead for 5km

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Paurukanda Rajamaha Viharaya – පවුරුකන්ද රජමහා විහාරය

Paurukanda Rajamaha Viharaya

Although the midday sun was falling on our heads, we started our pilgrimage to the Punchi Sripada at Paurukanda Rajamaha Viharaya at Halwala, a village in the Walallawita Divisional Secretary’s division in the Kalutara district. A few villagers of Halwala

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Kalugala Monastery [2] – Sanctuary on the borders of Sinharaja

Kalugala Monastery

To practise meditation, first of all one has to look first for a suitable place. According to Lord Buddha, an appropriate place is a place which offers the necessary seclusion for meditation and it should also please the eye. Kalugala

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Kalugala Monastery – කලුගල ආරන්‍යය

Kalugala Monastery (Kalugala Arannya)

To practise meditation, first of all one has to look first for a suitable place. According to Lord Buddha, an appropriate place is a place which offers the necessary seclusion for meditation and it should also please the eye. Kalugala Aranya, surrounded by a wet, dense forest, fits both criteria.

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