There was once a tribal named Aahuk. He and his wife were ardent devotees of Shiva. One day ShivaShiva
Shiva is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindu Trinity that ... visited them in the form of Yatinath. Since they had a very small hut which could accommodate only two people, Aahuk decided to sleep outside and let the guest sleep in.
Unfortunately Aahuk was killed by a wild animal at night. In the morning, finding Aahuk dead, his wife decided to kill herself. Then Shiva appeared in His real form and blessed her with a boon that she and her husband will be reborn as NalaNala
In the Hindu epic Ramayana, Nala is the vanara (monkey), who is credited as the engineer of the Rama Setu, a bridge across the ocean between Rameswaram (India) and Lanka, identified... and Damayanti and Shiva will unite them.