According to legends God Kataragama is believed to have lived on the mountain called and known as Wedihiti Kanda, sacred to both Buddhists and Hindus. A walk of 2 hours will make you reach the summit of this holy mountain. It is also said that the Veddhas were assigned to function as Kapuralas and the name of the hill that God Kataragama lived with Valli, was known as Vadda-siti-kanda which later became Wedihiti Kanda.