Adam’s Peak (Sri Pada)

Adam’s peak (Sri Pada), Sri Lanka

This was taken from distance using 100-400mm lens Lumix G9, you maybe able to notice the temple on the top peak of the mountain, you might have to look closely.

I have climbed this peak only once, during the season large crowds climbs this mountain. When you start climbing around 6pm it will take till sunrise to get to the top due to the crowed, but once you get to the top, the views are breath taking. There is a sacred temple with Load Buddha’s footprint, which is covered and protected by the temple, where every Buddhist go to pay the respect and pray. It is in Buddhism know fact that Load Buddha has visited the top of this mountain 2500 years ago.

More information – Wikipedia extract – ‘Adam’s Peak is a 2,243 m (7,359 ft) tall conical mountain located in central Sri Lanka. It is well known for the Sri Pada, i.e., “sacred footprint”, a 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in) rock formation near the summit, which in Buddhist tradition is held to be the footprint of the Load Buddha, in Hindu tradition that of Shiva and in Islamic and Christian tradition that of Adam, or that of St. Thomas.’

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wider view, Adam’s peak (Sri Pada)

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