established the portion of the horn, which had fallen into his hand, in heaven. Lord
Brahma established it at that very place. Both these parts came to be known as Kokaran.
Lord Vishnu established on earth what had fallen into his hand, for the good of humanity,
and this place came to be known as Singheshwar.
Two of the boundaries of Singheshwar
mentioned in the Barah Puran axe north of Mandrachal and south of Munjwan Shikhar. Mandar
Hill of Bhagalpur district is commonly accepted as the Mandrachal and the present temple
is to the north of Mandar Hill.
Munjwan Shikhar stands for a peak in the Himalayas and the Mahadeo temple is south of
it. Some time back in 1937 there was a title suit between the pandas of the temple and the