Aftermath of Sati's Immolation:
is another version, accounting for the bleeding of the archamurti in
the shrine. Its origin takes back to the antiquity, exactly to the
scene of action of MOTHER SATI'S immolation. This pouranic episode
too has received greater respectability along with acceptability
with mute submission.
to it - once when Dhaksha went to Brahma's court on some official
work, all the assembled except Lord Siva rose up as mark of respect,
and he deserved on account of his position as one of the Navabrahmas.
But to expect such respect from the highest, one among the
Trimurthis is too much - nothing short of idiocy.
superciliousness contrived to make matters worse by launching out
into a malicious project of performing a great yagna, inviting to it
all the Mukkotidevathas except Lord Siva, who in fact is one of the
three yagnaphala bhoktas. He did it with the wicked design of taking
revenge on Siva who is no other than his son-in-law; little knowing
that the tables would be turned against him; he would be destroyed.
Sati, his consort and the pet daughter of Daksha, seeing the gods
attending the yaga with great jubilation, pleaded with her lord to
attend it; but Lord Siva vehemently turned it down on the plea that
her father willfully neglected him in not sending the