applies particularly to the historicity of temples or the endowments made there
to. About the saktipeethas the case it still worse. Neither their number nor the
location is given to point of certainty. So contradictions raging them selves,
at last ceased to rage unceremoniously; for there are no institutions patronizing
the researchers to systemize that branch of study. Hence uncertainty.
What then is the way out to proceeding farther? Answer - cook up and wash off.
Would it justify the objectivity of authorship Casual readers may not detect
that unhealthy subjectivity and irresponsibility, incorporated, but could the
conscience of the committed authors be kept mum? Will it ever be stilled? Sure,
sooner or later the writer gets relegated to back ground and the book raches the
dark corners, if integrity is tiff led. Tireless efforts and ceaseless search
must be allowed to continue persistently and consistently too, "Say not the
struggle naught avails" attitude must be kept as the watch word by the
writer, and then only his conscience unperturbed and faith unshaken receive due
reward in the end. Expecting instant fruit ends up in smoke only. Cursing the
misfortune, says the adage smacks of immaturity, bordering on idiocy.