The Sages requested Suta to describe how Lord Brahma assigned Lordships to all the deities and the demons.
Suta replied— The Sun was made the lord of all the planets. Soma was made the lord of all the constellations and medicinal herbs. Similarly, Vaun was made the Lord of water, while Kubera was assigned the Lordship of wealth. Lord Vishnu attained the Lordship of Adityas, Pawak of Vasus, Daksha of Prajapatis, Indra of deities, and Prahlada attained the Lordship of all the demons. Some other prominent species and the assigned Lordships are as follows—
Animals Rudra Women Uma Rudras Neelalohit Obstacles Gajanan Power of Speech Saraswati Mountains Himalaya Rivers Ganga Oceans Ksheersagar Trees Peepal (Fig) Gandharvas Chitrarathi Serpents Takshak Birds Garuda Prithu was made the lord of Earth and Lord Shiva the lord of whole universe.