tam aha cangalam alam vrnisva me
yathabhikamam vitarami te varam
priyeya toyena nrnam prapadyatam
aho tvayatma bhrsam ardyate vrtha
Lord Siva said to him: My friend, please stop, stop! Ask from me whatever you want, and I will bestow that boon upon you. Alas, you have subjected your body to great torment for no reason, since I am pleased with a simple offering of water from those who approach me for shelter.