works from epics down to the pamphlets embody several accounts of this great
kshetra besides inscriptions and travel accounts. Epics like the Ramayana,
Mahabharata. Puranas like Skanda, Agni, Siva Purana etc., literary master-pieces
like Megha sandesa, Raghuvamsa, Pratigna yaugandharayana, Kadambari,
Priyadarsika Theravali, Kalkacharya katha, travel books of Periplus, Ptolemy
etc. and inscriptions embody the glory of this place, with date-wise details.
Neither obscurity nor ambiguity stands in the way of understanding the
reputation of this place or its Lord.