King Prithu's Appearance and Coronation
(16) Brahmâ armed him with spiritual
knowledge, his wife Bhâratî, the Goddess of Learning
[Sarasvatî], gave a transcendental necklace, the Supreme
Personality [Hari, Vishnu] gave him a Sudars'ana disc and His wife
Lakshmî gave him imperishable
King Prithu Extolled
certain all kings of all
places will offer him presentations. With the
locally worshiped deities the
wives of these kings will consider him the Original King who wields the
weapon of his disc in defense of his [His] reputation.
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Becomes Angry at the Earth
(14) When the
earth saw that he had taken up his bow and arrows, she, having
turned into a cow,
fled away trembling as afraid as a deer chased by a
Mahârâja Prithu Milks the Earth
(9-10) O hero, arrange for a calf of mine, from my affection
for it I will, if you also arrange for a milking pot and a milkman,
fulfill all your desires for milk for each of you. I will as well, o
mighty-armed one, o protector of the living beings, provide for the
food you wanted for feeding yourself, if you so desire.
King Prithu's One Hundred Horse Sacrifices
(1) The sage Maitreya
said: 'Thereafter he, the king, in the land of Manu known as
where the Sarasvatî flows to the east, then initiated the
performance of a hundred horse sacrifices.
......what follows is the second version.
Lord Vishnu's Appearance in the Sacrificial Arena
(26) When someone somehow or
other even only once, in the association of the advanced, listens to
the all-auspicious glorification of You, o honored one, how can one in
favor of the qualities, unless he is an animal, then ever cease with
that what the Goddess of Fortune with her desire to receive has
accepted as Your quality?