vadaty evam jane satya
drstvasu-tyagam adbhutam
daksam tat-parsada hantum
udatisthann udayudhah
vadatiwere talking; evamthus; janewhile the people; satyahof Sati; drstvaafter seeing; asu-tyagamthe death; adbhutamwonderful; daksamDaksa; tat-parsadahthe attendants of Lord Siva; hantumto kill; udatisthanstood up; udayudhahwith uplifted weapons.
While people were talking among themselves about the wonderful voluntary death of Sati, the attendants who had come with her readied themselves to kill Daksa with their weapons.
The attendants who came with Sati were meant to protect her from calamities, but since they were unable to protect their masters wife, they decided to die for her, and before dying they wanted to kill Daksa. It is the duty of attendants to give protection to their master, and in case of failure it is their duty to die.

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