The spread of Buddhism beyond India took root in its surrounding nations and Sri Lanka was one of the lucky ones. Buddhism in India eventually died out and Sri Lanka currently has one of the oldest living Buddhist traditions in the world.

Ramayana Sites
The great Hindu epic Ramayana, tells of the conquest of Sri Lanka in 3000 BC by the Hindu god “Rama” who fought with the demon king “Ravana” in Sri Lanka to rescue his wife “Sita”.