1170-89: Maharaja Jaichandra of Kanauj constructs a grand Shiva mandir in Kashi

Maharaja Jayachandra of Kanauj, upon his coronation, is believed to have constructed a grand temple dedicated to Lord Shiva at the site. History gets a bit murky here as the same Jaychandra is also believed to have invited Mohammed Gauri to subjugate his arch enemy, Prithviraj Chauhan.

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