Ratmalkanda Meditation Centre 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 land for the hermitage was donated by Mrs. Sudharma Ratwatte Kuruppu and family of Colombo.