As Kasyapa, did not go to save the dying king, he committed the sin of
regicide and it started haunting him. According to the advice of elders, he
bathed in this Pushkarini, and was rid of his sin. Besides, the water is so
sacred that it cures several types of skin diseases. Hence the craze for a bath
in it. Every pilgrim bathes in it invariably before entering the sanctum. And
now that you bathed in it, you will reap all bliss due to purging of all sins
committed knowingly or unknowingly since birth on this planet earth. And moreover
it is believed that all the river goddesses of our Punya Bharat visit once a
year to rid off the weight of sins they bear, due to countless sinners bathing
in them through out the year."
Fantastic! we too felt a sort of inexplicable relief after dipping. It exhilarated
" So the divinity hovering over here started penetrating through the skin
of everyone. Blessed you are doubly for enjoying such memorable
Uncle then go on with the Varahaswami temple's significance. Ah what a sight!
How pretty is that dazzling icon in its recumbent pose. It lifted us, and all
enjoyed that grand sight for minutes. Uncle do tell us then about Varaha Swamy,
please. That little icon decorated with glittering jewels and pushpamalas has
indeed left indelible imprints on our minds."