pankajAsanAdi poojitAbja padam
bhayankara ghOra roopadhara
pankajamukha guruguha pari
pAlam krupAlavAlam ||
Lotus-seated Brahma worships Sankara's lotus feet. He granted long life to Markandeya . He appeared ferociously and restrained Yama and also blessed him.
He protects Guru Guha . Lord Siva is extremely merciful.