is an old temple dedicated to Lord Maheswar, built on the banks of Ganges."
This, according to Puranas was erected in commemoration of that great event of
Maheswar's descent to punish the arrogance Daksha and to carry the corpse of
Sati. It enshrines the images of many Gods. Mahasivaratri is celebrated on a
grand scale and devotees then make Gangabhisekam to the images with elaborate
is the exact site on which Sati burnt here self at the humiliation meted out to
her. There is a ghat nearby, which goes by the name Sakti Ghat. It attracts
pilgrims for bath and offering prayers.