As people visited this place and worshipped in temples, they
turned sinless in due course. In consequence, Yama, the God of Death found
himself jobless and his
personnel without routine duties - hell was deserted an absolute silence
substituted the soul searing and ear-splitting cries of the sinners, during the
process of torturous punishments. It was now for Brahma to restore the world to
the old order; for then should not be light always; nor life without grief be
worthy c ambition? Would not life find itself corroding, if there is righteous
ness in surfeit. Man would vegetate, if ambitions are realised a mere volition.
to maintain equilibrium, Brahma embarked upon performing a great sacrifice. When
searched for the place fittest Gaya Kshetra was found to be ideal and suitable
in all respects. The humanist Gaya readily consented, when broached the topic b5
Brahma. Soon Gaya's body was laid out with his head pointing towards the North
and feet to the South.