he gave a tug at the noose, when heard the ear-splitting sound
Emerging anon from the Linga in 22rudrarupa, Siva swung
Frightened, Yama started running, when Bramha and Vishnu appeared
Pacifying Siva, they reproved Yama for action deserving to be
then said aloud, "Take heed that 24nischala bhakti's
Vishnu added, "We three never let any 25bhakta, nor
Bramha ended, 'No power's equal to 26bhakti, its'
impregnable & impassable' "So dare not near that 27Bhaki-Sakti'
the Trio said "Its immutable."
hands, Yama sang praises of Trio along with the boy with ardour
Rushing to the scene, the ideal couple joined singing with utmost
Seeing the couple shedding tears of joy, Trio bestowed on the boy
And departed blessing 'Deerghayushman bhava' in chorus that ended
23) 24) steadfast devotion.
27) Power of devotion.