Genealogical Table of the Daughters of Manu
(1) S'rî Maitreya said: 'Svâyambhuva
Manu begot in his wife S'atarûpâ [two sons, as]
also three daughters named Âkûti, Devahûti
Prasûti, as you know
[see 3.12: 56].
(54-55) The demigods, Brahmâ and the others, all
full of respect offered prayers. From
sing, the heavenly damsels danced and thus all signs of good
fortune were seen.
Daksha Curses Lord S'iva
(2) How could he hate him who is
the spiritual master of
entire world and who,
enmity, is the greatest demigod of the universe?
Chapter 3: Talks Between
Lord S'iva and Satî
great Lord said: 'What you said my
dear beauty, is perfectly true; one may, even uninvited, visit friends,
provided they are not finding fault with you or, more important, when
free from anger in being proud of their material achievements.
Satî Quits Her Body
(24) Maitreya said: 'O annihilator of the
enemy, speaking thus to Daksha in the arena of sacrifice,
she sat down
in silence on the ground with her face to the north. After touching
water she, dressed in
saffron garments, then closed her eyes to find absorption in the
process of yoga.
Frustration of the Sacrifice of Daksha
(1) Maitreya said: 'When Lord S'iva heard from Nârada
about the death of Satî because of the impudence shown by the
Prajâpati and that the soldiers of his associates had been driven
away by the Ribhus produced from Daksha's sacrificial fire, his anger
knew no bounds.
Chapter 6: Brahmâ
Satisfies Lord S'iva