northwards he came to Prabhasa, There he received high honours from the head of the shrine
who was styled Bhava Brihaspati--clearly a title of the holder of the office. He was
appointed an 'Arya' and the sixth Mahattara.
was a great builder. He built five temples. A torana- a sort of triumphal arch-was also
erected as the enclosure, surrounding these temples which were to the north of the
mandapa near a wondrous old waterlock (Ghatikalaya) on the site of an ancient temple.
The first of these temples was built for the welfare of
Tripurantaka's mother Malhana and the idol was called Malhaneshvara.