Pleasing of Lord Saturn

King Vikrama Returns to Ujjayini

Then Vikramaditya himself gifted a village to the pleased oil
trader’s daughter-in-law, and he celebrated his marriage to the
princess and to the merchant’s daughter with appropriate pomp and
grandeur. There followed a full month of feasting and enjoyment,
after which he and his wives departed for Ujjayini, accompanied by
numbers of servants, horses, elephants, and chariots. All these
accompanied him into his city with music and rejoicing, and the
entire procession was escorted through the streets by all the people of
Ujjayini, who streamed out of the capital in order to welcome their
king on his arrival.

The next day everyone in Ujjayini celebrated the
whole day through, while King Vskrama’s heralds made this
announcement in the king’s name in all parts of the city: “Lord
Saturn is the greatest of all the planets. Let no one suffer as I did for
belittling him.” Then, on an auspicious day, King Vikrama ordered
the erection of a temple to Lord Saturn, and the populace began to
diligently perform Saturn’s worship.

Anyone who reads or hears this story with full concentration
and heartfelt devotion will obtain relief from all miseries.

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