Keeramale Pond

Keeramale Pond
Keeramale Pond

The village of Keerimali is located in northern part of the Jaffna Peninsula and got famous because of a holy pond and the Naguleaswaran temple. The Keerimalai pond is a fresh water pond, which is located just few feet away from the Sea. Since this place located on the way to Dampbakola Patuna Temple , you can cover both the attractions from one trip.

Keeramale Pond
Keeramale Pond

Keerimalei  Pond
Keeramale Pond

There are two ponds located in this premises and they are segregated for male and female devotees. Those ponds are recently renovated and water is clean and good to have a bath and get refreshed. Some devotees believe that this water can cure various types of skin diseases and help to cure impotence. Since this is a sacred place, visitors are instructed to well behave and not to misuse any facilities. Its prohibited to use soap because it will pollute the water.

Keeramale Pond
Keeramale Pond

According the religious believes, “Yamadakkini Muni “ (some referred as Nagula Muni) got a Mongoose face as a result of a curse. So he came to Sri Lanka, visited this pond. His face turn to human after getting a bath from this pond.

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