wanted to strike on one little coin or a fugitive copper plate which could shed light on
the romance of this temple. But I was unlucky.
part of this reconstruction can be traced to Aurangzeb's time, 1706, and which of it to
its earlier conversion into a mosque, it is difficult to say. The latest construction of
1706, it was clear, consisted of a foot-thick layer of white stones roughly placed on the
old flooring and thus forming a new flooring; part of it was found intact in the
This last reconstruction was a patch-work. How long it was
used as a mosque after 1706 no one could say.