Puranas and literary works embody a vast corpus dealing with the Vikatavatara of
Ganesh and his miraculous deeds that encircled the life of Mukkoti devathas.
Among them, Mudgal purana gives an elaborate account of the whole life of Ganesh
born as Gunesh here to destroy Sindhu, the demon chief who dethroning Devendra
inaugurated his reign of terror to the misery of the all the
worlds and celestials. Ganesh Vijaya is another that sheds light on the fame of
this kshetra. The devotional literature embodies a great deal of information
about this Lord Mayureswar.
several legends dealing with the glory of this thirtha kshetra and the miracles happened
in the lives of devotees are so many that they raised the image of this
Mayureswar to the pinnacle of glory. And he appears as the redeemer of the
Sokarthis, whose number is legion, including the Trimurthis and the
Mukkotidevatas. Only a few are touched upon here, and sure they will hasten the
readers to the holy feet of Mayureswar for benediction and emancipation.