Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Kabiliththa Devalaya,Sri Lanka




Kebaliththa (Kebiliththa) Devalaya

The story is that the God Kataragama had met his future wife Walli amma on a rainy day near a tamarind tree at this place which is also called Siyambalawa devalaya.(Kebaliththa).People at Kotiyagala respect this place very strongly and they are even scared to deal with this place.Everyone must be refrained from consuming all kinds of meat and alcohol for one week before the date of visit.This place is considered very sacred by devotees of God Katharagama .They believe that the God’s present staying place is the ‘Maha Siyambalawa Devalaya’.


Routes to Kebaliththa Devalaya

Route1 Kumana-> Kuda Kabaliththa->Ada Kumbuka->Gal amuna->Maha siyabalawa devalaya(Kebaliththa)


Route2   Yala->Block 2-> cross Kumbukkan Oya->Kuda Kabaliththa->Ada Kumbuka->Gal amuna ->Maha siyabalawa devalaya


Route3  Monaragala->Kodayana->5 Kanuwa(5th Post)->Kotiyagala->Bogas hanidiya road or Kammal yaya road->Maha siyabalawa devalaya (31Km from Kotiyagala to devalaya)

Route Condition

These routes are very difficult for traveling and at least two 4x4 vehicles are advisable.And 4X4 recovery accessories are needed(reliable winch+snatch belt+Hi-lift Jacks+Extra fuel+) with 4x4 driving skills.There are big tractors you can hire from Kotiyagala (for a tour about 12,000 LKR)    


Precaution
before you visit the place you need the faith of Katharagama God and need to prevent from "Kili" (meat ,alcohol etc) at least for 7 days. 


Photo Story (Reaching Kebaliththa Via Route-3)




















Things needed for Muluthan Poojawa for 10 Persons(in Sinhala) 

  1. Suwadal Hal (rice) -2Kg
  2. Mutti-1 (A Pot to 3 kg of rice)
  3. Mee Pani-1/2 bottle (honey)
  4. Kitul Pani-1/2 bottle
  5. Mun ata-500g
  6. Rata indi-500g
  7. Muddaraffalam-250g
  8. kitul hakuru-500g
  9. Gas kaju Mada-250g
  10. Mati Paththara-10(for 10 Persons)
  11. Polkatu Handi-2
  12. Koraha-1
  13. Nabiliya-1
  14. Sini-1Kg(sugar)
  15. Pol Gedi-3
  16. Lunu Kudu Packet-1
  17. plastic Besama-2
  18. Hiramana-1
  19. Sudu redi -yara 5
  20. Kahakudu packet-1
  21. Sadun dara/kurudu dara
  22. Loku Pihiya-1
For Bodi poojawa
  1. tray-1
  2. stainless steel cups-3
  3. Bulath,Puwak,Hunu
And for accommodation

  1. tents
  2. lanterns/portable generator with CFL bulbs
  3. Candles(large size)

Things needed for Palathuru(fruits) Poojawa for 1 Person (in Sinhala) 
  1. Annasi(pineapple)-1
  2. Apple-1
  3. Naran-3
  4. Dodam(Orange)-3
  5. Delum(Pomegranate)-3
  6. Midi(grapes)-250g
  7. Ammba(Mango)-3
  8. Diwul(Wood apple)-3
  9. Beli(bael)-3
  10. Ukgas Kali(sugarcane)-1
  11. Kesel gedi(Banana-Rath,Suwadel,Kolikuttu)-11
  12. Ratu Redi Yara-1
  13. Nil Redi Yara-2
  14. Indian Hadun Kuru Packet(incense sticks)-3
  15. Kapuru Packet (Loku)-1
  16. Polthel Bothal(Coconut Oil)-1
  17. Pahanthira Packet(100)-2
  18. Bulath Kola(betel leaves)-11
  19. Sambrani packet-1
  20. Pooja watti (Loku)-1
  21. Pihiya(knife)-1
  22. Kahakudu Packet(turmeric)-1
  23. Thabili Gedi(king Coconut)-1
  24. Pol Gedi(Coconut)-1
  25. Gini Petti(Box of Matches)-1


If you have any information, please share as a comment so that more and more people will come to know the importance of this place.


 


14 comments:

  1. I will go someday....

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    1. Mr.Kataragamage agent kenek kolomba nadda mata yanta wada venne nathuwa?

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  2. Thanks.. Good Job, very important details

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  3. thank you bohoma pin oyata

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  4. Please note that:

    There are two type of Palathuru puja called "Seth puja" and "Was Puja". So be very carefull when u selecting fruits according to the type of puja.

    Fruits for Seth Puja

    1.waraka
    2.Weli Anoda
    3.Katu Anoda
    4.Buri Anoda
    5.Duriyan
    6.Sepathilla
    7.Beli
    8.Aba(Mango)
    9.Delum
    10.Ratalawalu
    11.girithilla
    12.Pera
    13.Weralu
    14.Uguressa
    15.Karaba
    16.Jamanaran
    17.Panidodam
    18.Jammbu
    19.Kajupuhulam
    20.Weera
    21.Palu
    22.Mora
    23.Nelli
    24.Dan
    25.Kirala
    26.Mangus

    Bananas for Seth Puja

    1.Rath kessel
    2.Sudu Kessel
    3.Kolikuttu
    4.Abul Hodarawalu
    5.Suwadel
    6.Ambum
    7.Anamalu
    8.Seeni Kesel

    Needed Fruits for Seth Palathuru Puja

    1.Seth Palathuru -07
    2.Thebili - 01 ( Do not put it down)
    3.Pol Gedi - 01 ( Same)
    4.Kalu Ukgas - 01
    5.Kesel Aweri - 01
    6.Kapuru
    7.Bulath - 21
    8.Hadunkooru,Suwada dupa

    So when u making a palathuru pujawa there are more things to consider.Just we c cant make it for our own. So please take care very care fully. For more details mail me on "dilumf30yahoo.com".Theruwansaranai!!!! Kandasami Devi Phitai!!!!

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    2. For more information's pls. contact me on dilumrf@yahoo.com / dilumfernando30@gmail.com

      Theruwansaranai!!!! Kandasami Devi Hamuduruwange Pihitai!!!!

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    3. can you send me more information?

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  5. we are hope to go kabelithha devalaya next month. we want to get more information about ROAD MAP @ GOODS.

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  6. Thank you so much for the information you have provide !! I wish pepole who wants to go there will follows as mention & pls try to keep clean all places that you all are using .. specially avoid the polythene, Bottles and harmful stuff to the forest ..

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  7. Welcome to my website Sri Lanka Driver. Airport pick-up? Individual tour for a few days? Cultural tour or beaches or bird-watching and Safari?

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  8. how much do they charge for the vehicle?

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