बाणासुरगणपत्वपदप्राप्तिवर्णनं नाम षट्पञ्चाशत्तमोऽध्यायः
Description of Banasura getting the status of head of Ganas – Chapter 56
नन्दीश्वर उवाच |
Nandishwara said (to Banasura who has lost his hands)
बाण शङ्करसद्भक्त माऽनुतापं कुरुष्व भोः |
भक्तानुकम्पी शंभुर्वै भक्तवत्सलनामधृक || 4 ||
Banasura, a good devotee of Lord Shiva, do not suffer. Lord Shiva is sympathetic to (his) devotees, who is called “kind to devotees”.