decided to see it for himself. When solicited, Mahavishnu reappeared
in the self - same form. It was an inexplicable beauty; up rose his
lust and down flowed his powers of discretion. He grabbed and hugged
her to such tightness that it gave forth a rare fruit - the birth of
a baby son; and was christened; HariHaraputra - an appropriate name.
Siva left for His Kailas, leaving the babe under a green lovely tree
with the lovelier multicolored flowers looking upon that loveliest
blossom-Harihara with their millions of eyes.
legend spinning round the heavenly characters and moving up and down
thus ended, making room for the entry of childless king of Pandalam,
a thriving Kingdom in the South Kerala pining for a heir. This King
Rajasekhara was ordained to bring up that Dharma Sastha, born to
perform another Daivakarya and reinstate Dharma in the world by