pilgrimage was first directed to the Himalayas where he visited Kedarnath, worshipped
Shiva there, and had his ceremonial bath at Prayaga at the confluence of the Ganga
and the Yamuna. From there he travelled to Shriparvata where he was blessed by the sight
of divine Mallinatha. Thereafter he had his bath in the sacred waters of the Reva
among the rocks of the Vindhya mountains hallowed by sage Agastya's footsteps.
From the Narmada, Tripurantaka turned south to the banks of the
Godavari and visited Tryambaka. Continuing his travels southwards, the pilgrim