As soon as the rain showering serpents were set free, Patan again got plenty of rainfall every year.After that day, the locals of Patan worshiped Matsyendranath as the god of rain.When Parvati asked Shankara, "What is the base of all Illusionary Creation", an answer came from the Egg, "Brahma Tatva" or "God Element".Stumped by the right answer, Lord Shankara started looking into the river, and he saw the child inside the egg.Giuseppe Tucci states, on the authority of two Tibetan works - the Siddha (Wylie: grub thob) and Taranatha's "Possessing the Seven Transmissions" (Wylie: bka' babs bdun ldan) - that Matsyendranāth, who is seen in Tibet as an avatar of Avalokiteśvara, was a fisherman from Kamarupa.Legends tell that Matsyendra was born under an inauspicious star.When its egg was fertilised, the fish was washed ashore on the banks of a sea in Maharashtra.
It is here that the baby was swallowed by a fish where he lived for many years.
His fisherman foster father insulted him once over throwing trapped fishes, back into water.
He said to him that he would become a beggar if he didn't know how to make a living.
early 10th century) was a saint and yogi in a number of Buddhist and Hindu traditions.
He is traditionally considered the founder of hatha yoga as well as the author of some of its earliest texts.
The fish swam to the bottom of the ocean where Shiva was imparting the secrets of yoga to his consort, Parvati.