पुत्र उवाच |
The son (Nandishwara) said to (his father Shilada)
हे तात तपसा मृत्युं वञ्चयिष्ये न विद्यया |
महादेवस्य भजनान्मृत्युं जेष्यामि नान्यथा || 61 ||
Father, I will avert death by penance, not by knowledge. I will win over death by singing praises of Lord Mahadeva, not in any other way.