One such Mahabharata period Shiva temple is located in Mauranipur tehsil of Jhansi. Where even today the mystery of the first worship remains unsolved. One of the temples. In this temple, the Shivling of Mahadev has taken a different form. The Shivling in this temple is installed on the back of Nandi and this feature makes it rare. is done by.
The temple was built by the Chandel kings, the priest of the temple told that this temple dates back to the tenth century. It was built in the Chandel period. Even after being so ancient, the temple is in very good condition. Sandstone has been used in its construction. Unsurpassed sculptures and carvings are the specialties of this temple. The door of the temple is of stone and very beautiful carvings have been done on it. The idol of Nandi situated in the sanctum sanctorum of the temple has a Shivling on its back and there is also a beautiful carving of lotus flowers on the roof of the sanctum.
Humans cannot do the first worship here. There are also many local beliefs related to the temple. People believe that no person can ever do the first puja in the temple. When the doors of the temple are opened in the morning, it seems that some invisible power has already gone after worshiping. The priests here tell that no human has ever been able to worship Lord Shiva in the temple. According to the experts, this temple is related to the Dwapar era. After the Mahabharata war, when the Pandavas were to meet Lord Shiva, then that At the time Lord Shiva disguised as a wild buffalo. Later Bhima recognized him. After this, on the orders of Lord Shiva and on the suggestion of Krishna, Arjuna established this Shivling here.