ancient, yet recently rebuilt Siva Mandir by British devotees bears
an eloquent testimony to the Omni compassion of Lord Maheswar. Lord
Siva never lets down His adorers, nor should they ever think of
switching over their loyalty to some other agency human or divine.
Believers, with unconditional total surrender were emancipated
beyond their expectation. This is the tangible, solidified truth,
that no force on earth disproved it so far.
small Siva Mandir on the bank of Jamuna rescued colonel Martin of
British army from the jaws of death in the military operations
carried against Afghans in 1880, in which the British was routed. It
happened that Lady Martin in her desperate mood of not receiving any
news of her husband's where about chanced to enter the temple,
and when she poured out her heart to the priest, he advised the
performance of ritualistic worship for 11 days. When done with all
austerity due, she received the tidings of her husband's miraculous
escape from enemy and was returning soon. After happy union, the
convinced couple, realising the infinite mercy of the Lord, turned
staunch Siva bhaktas and rebuilt the ancient Sivaalaya which has
gained reputation sad developed into a grand shrine.
shrine contains all the Saivate gods and is attracting the
faoreigners more than the natives, since Martin couple propsagated
the Sivamahima effectively. It is Agra on the bank of Jamuna
commanding all transport facilities.