Genealogical Table of the Daughters of Manu
(1) S'rî Maitreya said: 'Svâyambhuva
Manu begot in his wife S'atarûpâ [two sons] as well [as]
three daughters named Âkûti, Devahûti and
Prasûti, as you know
[see 3.12: 56].
(54-55) The demigods, Brahmâ and the others all
full of respect offered prayers. From the heavens musical instruments
sounded, flowers were showered from the sky, the sages satisfied
chanted Vedic hymns, the Gandharvas and Kinnaras began to 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 the entire world and who, being satisfied
within with a peaceful personality and free from enmity, is the
greatest demigod of the universe?
Chapter 3: Talks Between
Lord S'iva and Satî
(16) The great Lord said: 'What you said my dear
perfectly true; one may, even uninvited, visit friends, provided they
are not finding fault with you or, more important, when they are not of
any 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
and that the soldiers of his associates had been driven away by the
Ribhus produced from Daksha's sacrificial fire, his anger knew no
Chapter 6: Brahmâ
Satisfies Lord S'iva