most at the narration, Pururava at once started the quest, but could not locate
though three days rolled by. When taking rest under a tall, cool tree after
tireless striving, Mahavishnu revealing himself in dream said, "Dear
Pururava glad that you are just at a few yards off my reclining in an ant-hill.
Melt that Valmika with pure cows' milk first, and install the image in a temple
with due rituals. like Panchamritabhisheka and dhupadeepa naivedya in strict
accordance with Agamic injunctions, and then cover the entire icon with sandal
paste which must be removed only once a year. Devotees have the privilege of
seeing my nijarupa once a year on Vaisakha sukla thadia, and if they worship
with due zeal their desires will be fulfilled. besides the highly covetable
Vaikuntaprapti. Done this, you will also be freed from worldly worries."
Deeming it a great fortune let fall by the munificence of Lord Mahavishnu.
Pururava implemented at once the divine injunction to every letter search
started; image procured, installation completed, temple built; roads laid out.
ritualistic prayer services offered, priests appointed, arrangements for
pilgrims made; all in a quick succession. Wasn't he the king of kings? What then