Situated 200 meters away from Baidyanath Temple, Sivaganga pond has lot of mythology attached to it. The existing pond was constructed by the influential people of Lakshmipur estate. Natives of the area proudly acclaim that the pond has never dried up. In addition it is a belief among those who have visited the place that taking a bath in the Shivaganga is similar to taking bath in the holy river Ganges. Tourists and devotees visiting the destination take a dip in the pond before offering water to the Jyotirlingam. The western side of the pond is adorned with a small Shiva Temple, which was built by Raja Jai Singh.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- For relief from diseases and ailments
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.