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Indra asked Udanka to blow air in the ear of the horse. When Udanka blew air in the ear of the horse, flames came out of the entire body of the horse and spread all over Nagaloka. On seeing this Takshaka was frightened and returned the ear rings to Udanka. After receiving the ear rings from Takshaka, Udanka returned back to his Ashramam and gave the ear rings to Gurupatni. After taking permission from Guru, Udanka went away. He performed great Tapassu(penance). But he could not forget the harm caused to him by Takshka. He wanted to wreak vengeance. Then Udanka went to King Janamejaya and said: "King JanamE jayaa, Takshaka was a wicked serpant.He caused harm to me. While I was taking the ear rings from Poushya Maha Rani, to give it to my gurupatni, he snatched them away. Besides that, without realising whether it is right or wrong, he carried out the Saapa(curse) of the Saint Srugi and killed your father King Parikshit brutally. He should be taught a lesson. For the misdeeds committed by him, the entire Naga community should suffer. I request you to perform Sarpa yaaga in which all the snakes in the world including Takshaka will fall and die." Heeding the words of Udanka, Janamejaya intended to perform Sarpayaaga. Shounaka and other saints hearing the story asked "Ugrasravasu", "What is the reason for all the poisonous snakes to fall in Sarpayaaga(sacred fire) and die. Please tell us." Ugrasravasu, the story?teller said "It was due to the Saapa given by Kadruva, the mother of snakes. But Aastika stopped Sarpa yaaga and saved the serpant community. I will tell that story in detail". The story teller continued to say. Bhruguvu is a great saint. His wife was Puloma. While she was pregnant, one day, Bhruguvu asked his wife Puloma to lit sacred fire for the daily ritual and went to a nearby stream to take bath. Accordingly, she lit the sacred fire(agni) and was attending to other works. At that time, one raakshasa (demon) called Pulomudu came there. He saw Puloma. He lusted her. He asked the fire (agni deva) who she was. Agnideva was in dilemma. If he tells the truth, the demon will cause harm to Puloma. If he does not tell the truth, he will be a sinner for telling falsehood. Agnideva decided to tell the truth. He said that she was the wife of saint Bhruguvu. Pulomudu recognised her. Prior to her marriage, he fell in love with her but could not succeed. Now she is the wife of Bhruguvu. Pulomudu wanted to have her. He became a big pig (varaahamu) and took her on his shoulder and ran away carrying Puloma. She was weeping and trying to escape from his clutches. In that scuffle, as she was in advanced pregnancy, she delivered a male child. His name was Chyavana, a powerful child. The child, Chyavana, looked at that demon with anger. The flames came out of eyes of the child, burnt away that demon, Pulomudu. Then Puloma took the child in her lap and returned to Ashram. After Bhruguvu returned to Ashram, she told him what had happened. Bhruguvu grew angry. "Who told that demon about your identity?" Bhruvugu asked PulOma." "Agnideva revealed myidentity." Puloma replied. Agnideva clarified "If I tell falsehood, I will get sin. Hence I told the truth." Bhruguvu cursed him and gave saapaa "Hereinafter, you will sarvabhakshaka (an indiscriminate eater)." Agnideva thought that "if I become indiscriminate eater, how can I carry holy offerings to devataas". Hence he withdrew his flames. As there was no agni, there was no Homa(sacred fire), no offerings to devataas. Brahma deva came to agni and told Agni , "Oh agni deva, even if you are a indiscriminate eater, according to Bhruguvu Saapa , still you are a sacred fire. Your holiness cannot be taken away by Bhrugu Saapaa. Please resume your flames and carry offerings to Devataas". Obeying the words of Brahma, Agni resumed his flames and the daily