great miracle as recorded in the government archives runs thus -
during the British days, the foreigners unable to assimilate the
Indian way of life and its sanctity, ordered the resumption of
endowments made during the time of the Nawab of Adoni.. The temple
authority then prayed for retention of Jagir, as it was the only
means of helping them in conducting prayer services and feeding the
visiting devotees. The White men scoffed.
Jagir for a
dead brahmin fakir". They decided to lay their Bhasmasura hasta,
but with a view to examining the truth of the petitioners, Thomas
Munro, an official acquainted with the Hindu way of life and
well-versed in Indian traditions was sent by the company. Being a
god-minded man, he entered the precincts removing his shoes and hat.
Proceeding towards the Brindavan,
and when he stood near, to his surprise, he found a saint emerging
from it and stood beside it facing him. And lo! he explained the
position - "If the jagir were to be resumed, neither prayers,
nor feeding would be conducted there onwards.