Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 30 Aug 2011 12:00 and updated at 30 Aug 2011 12:00


vrm.7.4 He was called Sukesa.
vrm.7.5 Sage Agastya continued: Sukesa" lived righteosly without any taint of Rakshasas nature.
vrm.7.5 A Gandharva, Gramani by name, gladly gave is daughter Devavati, a celestial beauty, in marriage to Sukesa, who was looked upon as the foster son of Siva and Parvati.
vrm.7.5 Thereupon, the three great sons of Sukesa, prayed: "O grandfather, grand thou us the boons of invincibility, great power to subdue the enemies, long life and undisturbed brotherhood among ourselves.
vrm.7.5 The sons of Sukesa once captured Viswakarma and asked him: "Do thou construct for as a magnificiant city and palace like the city of Indra.
vrm.7.5 And having wedded, O Rama, Sukesa s sons began to sport with their wives, like Devas sporting with Apsaras.
vrm.7.6 And coming to that enemy of Kama and foe of Tripura the three eyed Deity, the gods, with their voices faltering through fear, represented with joined hands, O reverend one, the creatures of the lord of creatures are being sorely troubled by the sons of Sukesa, given to harassing their foes, swolen with insolence on account of the boon conferred on them by the great father, Our asylums, constituting our refuges, have been divested of their power of granting shelter; and driving of the deities from the etherial regions, they are sporting there like the immortals.
vrm.7.6 Thus addressed by the immortals in a body, that lord, Kaparddi of red blue hue, relecting that it would be wrong for him to destroy Sukesa with his own hands, spoke unto the gods, I shall not slay them, ye gods ;they are incapable of being slain by me.
vrm.7.6 And bowing down unto the god holding the conch, discus and mace, and paying him high homage, they, greatly lurried, addressed him about the sons of Sukesa, saying, O god, by virtue of the boon that hath been bestowed on them, resembling the three fires, Sukesa s three sons, assailing us, have deprived us of our abode.
vrm.7.6 Thus accosted by the deities, that god of gods Janardana who bringeth fear unto foes cheering up the Devas, said unto them, I know the Rakshasa, Sukesa, as flushed with the boon bestowed by Isana.
vrm.7.6 "And hearing of the activity of the Devas, the night ranger Malyavan addressed his heroic brothers, saying, The immortals and sages, going to Sankara, spake these words, desirous of our destruction, The terrific sons of Sukesa, pufed up, and swollen on account of their strength lowing from the boon, are crossing us at every step.
vrm.7.6 Thus addressed by the deities, the slayer of Andhaka, hearing their speech, said, shaking his head and hands, Ye gods, Sukesa s sons are incapable of being slain by me in battle.

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