a matter of fact, no sooner did he step on the holy Venkatadri Hill, his sins
staged a retreat and with the offering of pindas to his Pitrudevathas, all sins
were burnt out. Realized he then of the gravity of his commission and vowed to
tread Dharmapatha, lighted up by Bhagavan Balaji's boundless compassion. Sooner
than taking that firm resolve, flowers were rained on him from above. He saw
then Bhrahma, the Lord Creator standing in front of him telling "Dear
Madhava, by the very
act of stepping on this sacred hill, you are removed of all papakrityas, and
your steadfast determination of clinging to the lotus feet of Kaliyuga Varada
blessed you with unimaginable, infinite boons. Hear me intently- you will be the
descendant of Pandavas and born as King Aakasaraja to become the father-in-law of
Lord Srinivasa on giving your daughter Padmavathi to him in marriage. By your blemish less
rule and righteous life, you will attain sayujya at the end. Then
ended Brahma that this Venkatadri justifies its name of burning out the sins of
any one who pledges his life for virtuous living and strives for Jagatkalyana."
"Ah what a fortune! How glorious is this Venkatadri, What a merit it confers
even on the perverse and obstinate hardened sinner! which divinity stands equal
to this Lord?' exclaimed Miss. Benarji.
"Tarry a while, this boon raining Balaji not only lifts, but also proffers
abundant assistance to the genuine bhaktas, when summoned with tearful appeals
at any time and in any place, mind you Miss. Benarji."
"Uncle, Uncle please tell us when Balaji come to this hills and what brought him