Moreover, they found behind them terrifying darkness
threatening to swallow them at once enmasse, if retreat max. Their onward march
ended inside a cave.
And lo! the Brahmin saw the self-same rock cut images of the
goddess on the wall. Destination reached. Relief greeted. joy overflowed. Just
then; he heard an aerial voice, "My dear son, you have come to right spot.
This is my seat and I have been living here since ages. Be you my deputy to
announcing to the world about my presence here and resolve to come to the rescue
of my bhaktas if approached with pure devotion, pure heart and pious intention
And I will emancipate them from the shackles of punarjanma" She vanished
anon. He obeyed the divine injection at once, and became her first priest. He
thus made him life memorably useful by serving the bhaktakoti, conducting
regular pujas; and communicating the MOTHER's message. After him many officiated
as priests as the sports of the MOTHER in relieving the deserving through
miracles went on and on with the passage of time, the glory of the cave and the
bounteous blessings of the Mother spread far and wide, till the MOTHER became
one of the preeminent of Goddesses and the temple as the much-sought after one
in north wester parts of India.