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 opulence.
King Prithu Extolled
(21) For certain all
kings of all places will present themselves before him. 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.
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.
Lord Vishnu's Appearance in the Sacrificial Arena
(26) When someone somehow or
other, even only once, in association with those who are advanced
listens to the all-auspicious glorification of You o honored one, how
can someone appreciative of Your characteristics, unless he is an
animal, then ever cease with that what the Goddess of Fortune in her
desire to hear about You has accepted as Your quality?