Vighnaraja (i.e. Ganapati) be victorious, I bow to you; may you Saraswati favour me with
the power of fresh diction that my tongue may flow on-as long as I work at the eulogy of
the virtues of the good Ganda.
3.May the moon be
victorious, who has been purified by Shankara, the consumer of the body of Kama deva; and
who, at the command of that God who bears her (the moon) on his crest, having herself
propagated the creed gave it to the intelligent followers of the Pashupata doctrine who
had disappeared in the Satya-yuga by the curse of Parvati.
4.When some part of the Kaliyuga had elapsed, Shankara
seeing the temple in a dilapidated state, ordered Nandishvara to repair it.