Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, known as Ceylon before 1972 is an island nation in South Asia, located about 31 kilometres off the southern coast of India. Popularly referred to as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, it is home to around twenty million people.
Lanka Reference In Guru Granth Sahib
- Main article: Lanka
A strong fort like Lanka and the moat of sea around it-— such an abode of Ravana is no more traceable. (Asa Kabir, p. 481)
The Fort of Lanka was made of gold; What did foolish Ravana take away with him ? (Bhairo Kabir, p. 1158)
- Main article: Guru Nanak In Sri Lanka
Guru Ji also visited Sri Lanka during His dakhan udasi. Gurudwara Pehli Patshahi, Gurudwara Pehli Patshahi (Koti), Gurudwara Pehli Patshahi (Kurukal Mandap) are sites associated with His visits there.