SWARGA KHANDA – SOME PROMINENT HOLY PLACES OF BHARATAVARSHA

Once, sages requested Suta to describe about the most prominent places of pilgrimage situated in Bharatavarsha. Suta commenced his narration by describing the origin of creation and then switched over to the geographical characteristics of Bharatavarsha. Suta said—‘There are seven prominent mountain ranges in Bharatavarsha–Mahendra, Malay, Sahya, Shaktiman, Rikshavan, Vindhya…

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SWARGA KHANDA – ‘DHARMA TIRTH’ AND YAMUNA-SNAN

Sage Narada continued with the description of various holy places and said— “A pilgrim must visit  Dharma  Tirth,  which  is  named  after  the  lord  of  death–Dharma.  Once  upon  a  time Dharmaraj had performed an austere penance at that place this is the reason why it became famous as Dharma Tirth.…

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