of one lotus flower. Selflessly Lord Brahma offered his 'Netra Kamal' at Lord Shiva's feet. Overwhelmed by the sacrificial deed Lord Shiva accepted the offering while returning his eyesight. Lord Shiva was from then onwards called the 'Trinetreshwar'.

The Kund adjacent to the temple also has a myth related. Bathing in this kund is considered to be as holy as taking a dip in the holy waters of the Ganges by the people of Gujarat. The kund is also popularly known as the 'Papnashu' (destroyer of sins).