to belief, the five famous rivers - Kirana, Dhutapapa, Ganga, Yamuna and
Saraswati meet here. The famous Bindu Madhava temple is situated at the head of
the well built flight. And it is also consecrated by the association of
Mahakavi Tulasidas, who joined the Ramanandmath, situated atop the ghat, and
acquired proficiency in sastras with which his mind was fully blossomed, fit to
writing that immortal Ramacharithamanas. So lures pilgrims for prayers always.
Lord Maheswar, legend says, committed the sin of Brahmahatya, when he plucked
out the fifth head of Brahma in a fit a anger. He went round the world far
expiation of sin with skull bowl in his band, taking bath in every holy thirtha.
It was only here his bowl disappeared, signifying the redemption of sin; so it
became very sacred. It purges one of all sins when bathed.
lies next to Harischandra ghat. It is famous for its remarkable tranquility that
lured and enabled Vayuputra Hanuman to mediate and got his wish fulfilled. This
area is colonized, as it were, by South Indians - People from Tamil Nadu,
Andhra, Kerala and Mysore,, as evidenced big sized Dharmasalas and fine temples
maintained by their Trusts bearing the marks of South Indian sculptural models.