is devoted to the enemy of Kamadeva (Shankara), takes delight in the knowledge of Brahma,
has faith in the Shrutis, is very fond of charity, is of a for bearing nature, conducts
(himself) properly and prays to Shankara for eternal bliss.
35.His wife, well-known in this world by the name of Mahadevi, had her face
beautiful like the moon, was of a well-known family, was like Parvati to Shankara the
enemy of the demon Tripura, and glorious as Lakshmi to Vishnu and was born of Sodhal,
equalling in fame, speech and beauty the Ganga,2 Sarasvati and Yamuna respectively.
2.I.e. Her fame was bright like the Ganga, etc.