Gods and Goddesses never turn a deaf ear to the agonized wails of their
votaries, even if they are under intoxication due to excessive quaffing of
celestial sura - a kind of beverage available in plenty: They are always wake-up
and conscious round the clock of the safety of the Bhaktas, in addition to
extending surveillance over the demonic acts of evil forces. None needs any fear
coming as it were from the cruelest danavas, notorious for their sadistic
pleasures. Was not Prahlad protected timely? He knew perfectly well that God
would descend at the right moment. Legends are packed with countless instances
in support of this belief, and the beneficiaries are legion lighting up the path
for sceptics to come out of the bog which they created for themselves.
in the Highest Supreme Providence never went up in smoke. Firmer the belief,
sooner the relief. Even the doubting Thomases when caught up in the mid-sea ship
wrecked too were hurled to the shore, when they threw up their hands looking up
sky wards for relief. That is the power of devotion.
: The temple lies in Yamunotri town, accessible by four wheelers from
Rishikesh, Uttara Pradesh.