- Ratmalkanda Meditation Centre established in Oct 2006 offers instructions on Vipassana Meditation in the traditions of Ven Mahasi Sayadaw of Burma.The centre is under the direction of Rev. M. Upali Thero, a pupil of Ven. Sumathipala Thera.
- Rev. Upali has 30 years of experience in the practice of VIPASSANA MEDITATION and was the former Head of the Kanduboda Meditation Centre. He was a former science teacher and a visiting lecturer of Buddhist philosophy at the Kelaniya University in 1999.
- The centre is situated in a beautiful setting in an isolated village in Ella. Nestling amidst the lushes tea bushes, coniferous pine wood and the green rolling hills, it is a veritable paradise that offers a mystical and serene atmosphere for the meditator. The mist clad Namunukula mountain range adds to the beauty of the panoramic view.