Shiv Mandir, Jalandhar

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Shiv Mandir, built during the supremacy of the Nawab of Sultanpur Lodhi, is located in Gur Mandi. According to a folklore, the Nawab had an evil eye on a newly married Hindu girl, a devotee of Lord Shiva. The serpant of Lord Shiva, Basukhi, is believed to have saved the girl from the Nawab.

The Nawab begged her forgiveness and built a this Shiv Temple on her instruction. The front gate of the temple resembles an entrance of a mosque while the rest of the temple reflects Indian architecture.

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