Adam's Peak


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Adam's Peak

A mountain, 2,243 m (7,359 ft) high, in south-central Sri Lanka. It is a sacred place of pilgrimage for Buddhists, Hindus, and Muslims.
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Noun1.Adam's Peak - a mountain peak in south central Sri Lanka (7,360 feet high)Adam's Peak - a mountain peak in south central Sri Lanka (7,360 feet high)
Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Ceylon - a republic on the island of Ceylon; became independent of the United Kingdom in 1948
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Sabaragamuwa, sandwiched between Sinharaja in the south and Adam's Peak wilderness in the north, produces a fast-growing bush with a long leaf.
Adam's Peak, a mountain in the Central Province, is considered sacred by a number of religions.
From Adam's Peak in Sri Lanka to Mount Sinai and Mount Hira in Arab, hill tops have always opened new vistas for mankind to discover itself and connect with nature.
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Some say it was Buddha who left his footprint on Adam's Peak (also known as Sri Pada) while others say the footprint belongs to Adam himself when he was taking a last look at Eden.
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COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's renowned holy mountain, Adam's Peak, which is known as Sri Pada, will be the first mountain in the itinerary of 18 mountains to be climbed by a group of Malaysians within the next eight months.
It lies at the foot of the 2243 metre high Adam's Peak considered sacred by major religions in Sri Lanka.
Keble also read everything on the subject that was available to him at the time, and in combining his literary learning with his experiences on the road, he has produced an extraordinarily rich account, including a wonderful description of his ascent of Adam's Peak, once thought by Ibn Battuta to be the highest mountain in the world.