(Last Updated on : 18/03/2010)
In the Puranas
it is stated that Mathura
is a holy city founded by Satrughna who was the younger brother of Lord Rama
. Mathura is situated in the banks of the river Yamuna
, where a demon named Madhu resided. His son is the Rakshasa Lavana, was killed by Satrughna, who afterwards built the shrine, which obtained celebrity as a purifier from all sin. It was in this place that Dhruva's sacrament was performed.
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