The temple is rich in carvings and architectural wealth.Adi Shankara is supposed to have composed his great poem called “Shivananda Lahari” at this temple.However a demon wanted to put an end to their worship and went to kill them.The brothers were confident that their Lord would protect them and continued their worship undaunted.Vindhya decided to become the equal of Sumeru and started doing tapasya to Lord Shiva.
Prabhas Patan is the place where the Yadava clan fought amongst themselves and came to an end as per Lord Krishna’s wish. Varanasyam cha Vishweshwam, Tryambakam Gautameethate. But the human being has form and attributes so we need some form of the Absolute on which we can concentrate. In Hinduism, the Absolute is known as the Brahman and is formless and without attributes.In fact Lord Krishna and his brother Balarama also did their course of studies in this institution.The temple here is situated beside the cremation grounds and it is said that the ashes of this cremation ground is taken for puja in the temple.