―I will now tell you about Daksha and Sati,‖ Lomaharshana told the sages.
Daksha had a daughter named Sati who was married to Shiva. Daksha did not like his son-in-law at all. When he organized a yajna, he did not invite Shiva to attend the ceremony. But Sati went to the ceremony, although Shiva had not been invited. ―Why did you not invite Shiva?‖ Sati asked her father.
―Because your husband is undeserving of such honour,‖ replied Daksha. ―He is not fit to be treated on par with the other gods.‖ These words angered Sati. ―I am ashamed that I am your daughter.‖ She said. ―Cursed am I that I have had to hear such abuses of the great Shiva. I no longer wish to be your daughter. I will therefore give up this physical body that I owe to you, by immolating myself. As for you, I curse you that you will be born on earth as the son of the ten Prachetas. You will then try to perform an ashvamdha yajna (horse sacrifice). But Shiva will destroy the ceremony.‖
Daksha tried to pacify Sati. ―Please have mercy on me,‖ he said. ―You are the mother of the entire universe. How will the universe survive if you die? It is only through your good grace that you condescended to be born as my daughter. Please do not forsake me.‖
―What I have said cannot be negated,‖ replied Sati. ―But I will grant you this much. When you are born on earth, you will continue to be devoted to me.‖
―Where will I pray to you?‖ asked Daksha. ―At what tirthas? And what are the names by which I
will address you in the course of my prayers?‖
Sati then told Daksha one hundred and eight of her names. She also told him the names of one hundred and eight tirthas at which she was known by these respective names. These names and tirthas are as follows, witht he names being given first and the tirthas second.
(1) Vishalakshi at Varanasi (2) Lingadharini at Naimisha. (3) Lalitadevi at Prayaga. (4) Kamakshi at Gandhamadana. (5) Kumuda at Manasa. (6) Vishvakaya at Ambara. (7) Gomati at Gomanta. (8) Kamacharini at Mandara. (9) Madotkata at Chaitraratha. (10) Jayanti at Hastinapura. (11) Gouri at Kanyakuvja. (12) Rambha at Malayachala. (13) Kirtimati at Ekamra. (14) Vishva at Vishveshvara. (15) Puruhuta at Pushkara. (16) Margadayini at Kedara. (17) Nanda at Himalaya. (18) Bhadrakarnika at Gokarna. (19) Bhavani at Sthaneshvara. (20) Vilvapatrikat at Vilva. (21) Madhavi at Shrishaila. (22) Bhadra at Bhadreshvara. (23) Jaya at Varahashaila. (24) Kamala at Kamalalalya. (25) Rudrani at Rudrakoti. (26) Kali at Kalanjara. (27) Kapila at Mahalinga. (28) Mukuteshvari at Markata. (29) Mahadevi at Shalagrama. (30) Janapriya at Shivalinga. (31) Kumari at Mayapuri. (32) Lalita at Santana. (33) Utpalakshi at Sahasraksha (34) Mahotpala at Kamalaksha. (35) Mangala at Gangatira. (36) Vimala at Purushottama. (37)Amoghakshi at Vipasha. (38) Patala at Pundravarddhana. (39) Narayani at Suparshva. (40) Bhadrasundari at Vikuta. (41) Vipula at Vipula. (42) Kalyani at Malalyachala. (43) Kotavi at Kotitirtha. (44) Sugandha at Madhavana. (45) Trisandhya at Godasharma. (46) Ratipriya at Gangadvara. (47) Shivananda at Shivakunda (48) Nandini at Devikatata. (49) Rukmini at Dvaravati. (50) Radha at Vrindavana. (51) Devaki at Mathura. (52) Parameshvari at Patala. (53) Sita at Chitrakuta. (54) Vindyavasini at Vindhya. (55) Ekavira at Sahyadri. (56) Chandrika at Harichandra. (57) Aroga at Vaidyanatha. (58) Maheshvari at Mahakala. (59) Abhaya at Ushnatirtha. (60) Amrita at Vindhyakandara. (61) Mandavi at Mandavya. (62) Svaha at Maheshvarapura. (63) Prachanda at Chhagalanda. (64) Chandrika at Makaranda. (65) Vararoha at Someshvara. (66) Pushkaravati at Prabhasa. (67) Devamata at Sarasvati. (68) Mata at Sagara. (69) Mahabhaga at Mahalaya. (70) Pingaleshvari at Payoshni. (71) Simhika at Kritashoucha. (72) Yashaskari at Kartikeya. (73) Lola at Utapalvarta. (74) Subhadra at Shonasangama. (75) Lakshimata at Siddhapura. (76) Angana at Bharatashrama. (77) Vishvamukhi at Jalandhara. (78) Tara at Kishkindhyachala. (79) Pushti at Devadaruvana. (80) Medha at Kashmiramandala. (81) Bhimadevi at Himachala. (82) Pushti at Vishveshvara. (83) Shuddhi at Kapalamochana. (84) Sita at Mayavarohana. (85) Dhvani at Shankhoddhara. (86) Dhriti at Pendara. (87) Kala at Chandrabhaga. (88) Shivakarini at Achchhodatira. (89) Amrita at Vena. (90) Urvashi at Vadrivina (91) Oushadhi at Uttarakur. (92) Kushodaka at Kushavdvipa (93) Manmatha at Hemakuta. (94) Satyavadini at Mukuta. (95) Vandaniy at Ashvattha. (96) Nidhi at Kuberalaya. (97) Gayatri at Vedavadana. (98) Parvati at Shivasannidhana. (99) Indrani at Devaloka. (100) Sarasvati at Brahmamukha. (101) Prabha at Suryabimba. (102) Vaishnavi at Matrigana. (103) Arundhati at Satismukha. (104) Tilottama. (105) Brahmakala. (106) Shakti.
Having recited these names, Sati immolated herself. She was later reborn as Parvati or Uma, the daughter of Menaka and Himalaya. She was remarried to Shiva. As for Daksha, he was born on earth as the son of the ten Prachetas.