An unrighteous king from the Haihaiya dynasty Mahishmati Naresh Kartavirya Sahastrarjun performed rigorous austerities for thousands of years and pleased Bhagwan Dattatreya. He assimilated immense strength and acquired the blessing to adorn a thousand arms.
There lived a celestial beauty called Punjiksthala. Due to some curse she had assumed the form of a monkey. Once assuming a human form, embellished with fine clothes and jewellery she was roaming around in an orchard on the mountain
After he returned to Ayodhya from 14 years of exile and annihilation of Ravana, on the first day of the bright fortnight of the Hindu lunar month of Chaitra, Prabhu Shrirama was accorded a warm welcome by the residents of Ayodhya.