In due course Daruka and Karaka were born to Darumati and Danamati
respectively. Darumati being over ambitious, advised her son to propitiate Lord
Brahma with great ardour for boons. He did. Brahma granted him invisibility as
desired against either by man, beast, Surasura, or weapon of any type, at any
point of time. He was infinitely gratified, but Lord Brahma reminded that he was
not free from woman. Over jubilant Daruka laughed away saying that no special
power was needed to subdue the weak vessels.
Soon Daruka entered the war theatre
and retrieved what was lost by his ancestors. For gods, it opened an era of
agony and humiliation when the afflicted poured out their hearts, the six
powerful gods - Brahma, Vishnu, Maheswar, Subrahmanya, Yama and Indra created
six goddesses and imparted their powers to them before sending to the war field.
Alas they were no match to their formidable Daruka, Thereupon, Lord maheswar
opened his third eye and created Bhadrakali to meet the situation. Nothing
stands against that force. Daruka bit the dust. Soon after danava samhara,
Bhadrakali still at the height of fury approached Lord Siva in her frenzied
To appease and pacify her, Lord Siva
created two kids to suckle and cajole her by their charms and pranks. Target
missed. Then the Lord began his inimitable Bhujangatrasa nitrya, and that
spectacle not only cooled her, but made her the Lord's dancing partner. Kroda
was dissolved and Karuna triumphed.