scriptures abound in evidence of every kind that glorifies this thirtha kshetra,
held dear to the Trio. Starting from Rig Veda right upto government records,
several reference are found testifying to its sanctity. The Ramayana,
Mahabharata, Bhagavatha, Mastya Purana and Raghuvamsa recount many accounts of
gods and godmen responsible for heightening its importance and making it
thirtheraja. Moreover, several foreign travelers and eminent historians too have
enriched its divinity with their dispassionate accounts.