Karsanji Tewari father of Mool Shankar was a religious minded and staunch devotee of Shiva. He followed all rituals himself and also got them observed by his family members.
When Mool Sahankar was eight years of age upnayan ceremony was performed. He was made to remember by heart the Gayatri mantra, sandya and verses form relegious books. Recitation of Yajurveda hymns also started.
In fact Mool Shankar's father wanted his son to be a firm devotee of shiva and a religious minded person.