is the choicest abode of Sri Mahavishnu, in addition to being dear to Maheswar and
Brahma, who are dwelling in it. Its modern name is Allahabad. And it is given by
Akbar the great. Needles to emphasise that all these publish its unusual glory, and
unique position among the holy places of our sacred Bharat.
to legends, Sri Mahavishnu holds this sacred spot in such high esteem, that he abides
here permanently in the form of Yoga murthi. Hence, its very
pronouncement, or a mere sight, why even the application of its soil on forehead,
or smearing its clay all over the body, relieves one of sins of every description.
It is this unique kshetra that remains unaffected by Maha Pralaya-great deluge, when
every animate and inanimate falls victim to the fury of
the flood that submerges the whole world. And it is alone stay
then, the Trio-Vishnu, in the form of a babe on the Vatapatra Brahma at
Pratishthana, and Siva as Akshaya Vatavriksha Primeval Banyan tree.