Sankardeva first drama “Chihna yatra” was staged at the present site of Daul Mandir. He played the musical instruments by himself. “Chihna yatra” was played continuously for seven days. During “Daul Utsav”, Lord Krishna’s idol is taken to Daul Mandir and it serves as “Ghunusha griha”.
Purushattam Thakur , while describing Batadrava Than wrote
“ Dakshine Yatrara Daula Sankare nirmila
Sata vaikunthara pata likhiya dekhaila”
(Sankara constructed the high Stage on the south for theatrical performance , and painted symbolically the seven heavens)