Etched in stone

What followed, according to legend, was a divine revelation of Mecca and Medina in the temple complex. The Arabs, awestruck, offered prayers right there. "The panel showing the six Arab men was installed as a tribute to this incident," informs Gurjar.

Though the Archaeological Survey of India has declared the temple a protected site, the temple complex can definitely do with some better maintenance. The information podium at the entrance needs to be spruced up. The temple's brilliantly-carved quartets too need attention.

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