Aadishakti Seeta Amman Temple. (Sita Mata Temple) is situated in Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka. This is the place where princess Seetha was kept in imprisonment by the then King Ravana. He abducted the princess back from India using his magnificent Dandumonara.
About the destination
Aadishakti Seeta Amman Temple. (Sita Mata Temple) is the very only temple that is dedicated to Seetha Mata (Princess Seetha). She was so beautiful that when the Sri Lankan King Ravana saw her he was completely bewitched by her. Then he abducted her in his flying vehicle namely Dandumonara and brought her to Sri Lanka. It is believed that she was kept here and thus a temple was built dedicated to Seetha Mata.
What to see in Aadishakti Seeta Amman Temple. (Sita Mata Temple)
Aadishakti Seeta Amman Temple. (Sita Mata Temple) can be even seen far distance off from the road. There are statues of deities outside the temple and there is a river which is believed to be the river which served Seetha Amman during her imprisonment. Back in the years, there were some statues found in the river which proofs that the place was worshipped back in the past. You will also be able to see the footprints of Hanuman and the mud is still burned which proofs that Hanuman kept the place on fire. The temple has statues of Rama, Seetha, Lakshaman, Hanuman, and Jetau.
Reaching the destination
Follow McCallum Road. Take the Colombo – Katunayake Expressway from Katunayake and exit on to Yakkala – Radawana Road. Take Avissawella – Hatton – Nuwara Eliya Highway, Peradeniya-Badulla-Chenkaladi Highway in Nuwara Eliya to reach your destination.
From Nuwara Eliya
Head southeast on Peradeniya-Badulla-Chenkaladi Highway and the destination will be on the left.