Akuratatha is based in a small town called Akuressa. This is in the district of Matara, south-west Sri Lanka, 20 km from the Indian Ocean. Akuressa is sourrounded by paddy fields, tea plantations, cinnamon-, coconut- and rubber plantations. Most of the people living here are Singhalese Buddhist farming people, leading simple and peaceful lives.
Uduwellawaththa, Melewwa, Akuressa, (Southern Province)