The adams peak mountain is located in the central highlands of the Ratnapura district, the Sabaragamuwa province and the Nuwara Eliya district in the central province. It is about a kilometer from Ratnapura. 40 km to the northeast and 2 km to Hatton. 32 are located in the southwest. The surrounding region is mostly a forested mountain, and there is no comparable mountain. Adam’s peaks are important as a waterfall. To the south and east of the mountain of Adam, precious stones, emeralds, gems and sapphires are known on the island and the old name of it is Ratnadipunna. Sri Pada is an important pilgrimage sit
It is a place of worship for Buddhists who believe they are following in the footsteps of Buddhism; The Hindus believe that the footsteps belong to Shiva; Christians and Muslims believe that it was Adam’s first step after exile in the Garden of Eden.
The mountain is known by many names because of its importance to the different peoples of the country. Sri Pada, often used in Sanskrit, is used by Sinhala people in a religious context; The name also has a meaning in Pali, which roughly translates to “sacred foot”. It leads to the footprint of the convention and is believed to be Buddha by the Buddha. Christian and Islamic traditions claim that it was the footsteps of Adam. When it is removed from Paradise, it is left as Adam’s Mount. The Hindu goddess Shiva, hence the name Siva Padam (Siva’s feet) in Tamil. Tamils can use the name Shivanolipatha Malai to refer to the mountain. Another Sinhala name for the mountain is Samanalakanda. It is said to be the goddess Saman, who lives in the mountains, or the butterflies that frequent the mountain during the annual migration to the region. However, the name Sri Pada is more commonly used.
The climb to Adam’s mountain can be done in six ways: Hatton-Nallathanni; Ratnapura-palabaddala; Kuruwita-Erathna; Murāvas; Mukuvatta; The most popular routes in Malimboda are Haliton-Nallathanni and Ratnapura-Palabaddala. Many pilgrims use Hatton Road because the slope of this road is larger than the others, but the journey may be less than five kilometers. Pilgrimage to Sri Pada is traditionally begun on the full moon day of December and ends on the full moon day of April. Due to heavy rains, high winds and fog, it is difficult to climb the mountain in other months. However, by the end of this season, more and more people are trying to climb every day. The unique shape of the mountain is a triangular shadow of the surrounding plains and you can see the setting sun.
After a few minutes of climbing you will find the World Peace Pagoda. This stupa was built in 1976 by the renowned Japanese Buddhist monk Wen Nichi Fuji. Today it is maintained by several Japanese monks. Most of the drive up to the top consists of dozens of steps made of cement or coarse stone. Night climbing is safe, even with children. On the there are overnight stops and snacks.