matra ca matr-svasrbhis ca sadaram
dattam saparyam varam asanam ca sa
nadatta pitrapratinandita sati
saudaryaof her sisters; samprasnawith the greetings; samarthaproper; vartayatidings; matraby her mother; caand; matr-svasrbhihby her aunts; caand; sa-adaramalong with respect; dattamwhich was offered; saparyamworship, adoration; varampresents; asanama seat; caand; sashe (Sati); na adattadid not accept; pitraby her father; apratinanditanot being welcomed; satiSati.
Although she was received by her sisters and mother, she did not reply to their words of reception, and although she was offered a seat and presents, she did not accept anything, for her father neither talked with her nor welcomed her by asking about her welfare.
Sati did not accept the greetings offered by her sisters and mother, for she was not at all satisfied by her fathers silence. Sati was the youngest child of Daksa, and she knew that she was his pet. But now, because of her association with Lord Siva, Daksa forgot all his affection for his daughter, and this very much aggrieved her. The material bodily conception is so polluted that even upon slight provocation all our relationships of love and affection are nullified. Bodily relationships are so transient that even though one is affectionate towards someone in a bodily relationship, a slight provocation terminates this intimacy.

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