journey is romantic, because it is so difficult even now.
The Yatra has to be accomplished through a serpentine track, which creeps up
many an ancient hill and passes through many dales and woods which comprise the great
Dandakaranya forest, which was a silent witness to the woes and wanderings of Sri Rama
during his exile.
From Burgampahad, pilgrims cross the river Godavari by ferry,
boats, like sinful souls crossing the Vaitarani river, and at' the end of it, there comes
into sight the tall Gopuram of the,' temple surrounded by twenty-four other temples.