worshipped here resembles that of Srikrishna's form assumed at a tire when
Bhishma pitamaha turned invincible. A major portion of the army fell during
Bhishma's nine day generalship. Panic enveloped thick and fast then the Pandavas
grew restless. Army too lost hope. At this critical juncture, Srikrishna
exhorted the unwilling Arjuna to kill the grandsire for sure Victory.
was in a dilemma. He had been fighting only to obey the injunctions of Krishna
from the beginning; for he did not like blood - shed, nor wear the blood -
stained crown. For Krishna that was the only one chance to fulfill the purpose of
his incarnation - dushtasamhar. So he jumped from the chariot in all fury like
the hungry lion on the corpulent elephant. His anger is indescribable, nor the
ethereal charm that gushed out at that critical time.