omniscient Nandishvara took birth by the order of Shiva in the house of the best of
Brahmanas in the city of Varanasi in the beautiful country of Kanyakubja, where the gods
reside and which is famous for its being the abode of Dharma (religion) and Moksha (final
emancipation) and observed the vow of Pashupati.
the treasure of penances, set out to make pilgrimages, to initiate kings and to protect
the places (of Pashupati).
7.Bhava Brihaspati, who was very learned, who was
worshipped by the whole world, who had attained the title of being the Upamana (model,
standard) of those who make various pilgrimages, whose body was like Nakulisha, who was
worshipped by ascetics, who was like Kamadeva, and who was, as it were, all the Shastras
put together elucidating his own Agama-he who was such, went to Dharapuri.