After attaining enlightenment, Buddha visited this island on 3 different occasions.
He had the foresight that against all odds, the Dhamma would become established in this country.
Buddha, himself consecrated many sites on this island. Many relics and belongings of Buddha are enshrined in the stupas or kept at various temples around Sri Lanka. We welcome all Buddhists of the world to make their pilgrimage to Sri Lanka. Learn about the stories and explore these ancient sites and temples, reflect and meditate, nourish your souls and be at peace.