Enhances independence and self-confidence for many individuals with disabilities everyday life can be constrained by reliance on others. Traveling offers a chance to step out of their comfort zones, make decisions independently, and overcome challenges. As they successfully navigate unfamiliar environments, their self-confidence soars, and they gain a renewed sense of self-worth.
Manique Gunaratne created the opportunity for a group of persons with disabilities to visit the Rajanganaya Tank in Anuradhapura district in November 2021.
Rajanganaya is an ancient region which is 2000 years old. It is one of the 1655 lakes in Sri lanka in the Tank kingdom that very important things of the Sinhala culture have deposited. Before the arrival of Prince Vijaya, 4 tribal groups in Sri Lanka, namely yakka, Deva, Naga and Raksha. Among these tribal groups, main settlements and commercial cities of the yakka, had been built related to the Asela Pabbatha of Rajanganaya region.
According to the ancient folk tales left band of the Kalaoya was known as Giriba Rata and right band was Angamuwa rata. Maharapi Off the Rajanganaya tank was built by crossing Kalaoya and Kaadigala had joing to the built tank bund. It was a creation of king Wasamba. According to the history prince Thissa the son of the king Wasamba had built the ” Maha Mangala Vihara ” on the top of the kaadigala to be memorized his beloved mother. In addition, that “Anula Pabbatha Vihara”, Aselastupa and vihara was built relating to Angamuwa region, for the memories of his mother.