One who worships Mahadeva in the form Linga at the root of Bilva becomes a purified soul, shall certainly attain Siva.
One who pours water over his head at the root of the Bilva can be considered to have taken his bath in all sacred waters in the earth verily he is holy. Seeing the water basin round the foot of the Bilva tree full of water, Siva becomes greatly pleased.
The man who worships the root of a Bilva tree offering scents and flowers attains the region of Siva. His happiness increases, his family flourishes. He who places a row of lighted lamps at the root of Bilva tree with reverence becomes endowed with the knowledge of truth and merges into Siva. He who worships the Bilva tree abounding in fresh tender sprouts becomes free from sins.
If a man piously feeds a devotee of Siva at the end of the root of Bilva tree, he reaps the fruits thereof, ten million times more than in the usual course.