'Devon ke Dev... Mahadev' is a mesmerizing, visually stunning story of Lord Shiva and his avatars. Witness the Lord as a sansarik or householder in this Hindi mythological show.
Daksh, taking the blame on himself for being excessively hard-hearted, praises Sati for her dedication towards fulfilling the punishment. Getting Sati involved in the arrangements for the spring festival, Daksh tells Bhrigu about his intentions behind forgiving Sati. On being questioned by Prasuti, Daksh clears his stand says that he will decide Sati's fate. As ordered by Daksh, when the maids go to dispose the lotuses with Shiva's name, Nandi walks into the palace disguising his real identity.
Seeing Nandi greeting Sati, Daksh loses his temper. Listening to Rishi Kashyap about Nandi being Lord Shiva's carrier, Sati gets jolted and runs to meet Prajapati Daksh. Nandi, on the other hand describes Devi Sati to Shiva. Lord Shiva clears to Nandi about him being a follower of Vairagya and will not be involving into a Grihastha life. Clueless about things, Sati rushes to meet Daksh to clear the misconception of she being related to Shiva.
Known for relaying gossips, Narad Muni goes to Kailash and finds Lord Shiva admiring the Lotus with his name inscribed on it. Talking about Daksh's Mahasabha, Narad comments on Daksh's new stratagem. On Prasuti and Sapta Rishi Bhrigu's enquiry, Daksh hides his intentions behind calling the Mahasabha. Maharshi Atri and Anusuya are worried with Daksh's call for Chandrama to his Mahasabha. Rishi Dadhichi becalms them informing about Chandrama becoming the medium of Shiva and Shakti's union.
Sensing Revati's silence, Sati enquires about her distressed state. Trying to hide her worries, Revati, finally admits the dejections that she has been facing in her married life. Prasuti overhears Revati and Sati's conversation and assures her that she would speak to Chandrama. Sati proposes an idea to meliorate Revati and Chandrama's relation during the Spring festival celebrations. Rohini, on the other hand, unaware of Revati's plight, impatiently awaits Chandrama to return from the Mahasabha. Daksh announces the reason behind calling the Mahasabha. Devraj Indra expresses his concern over Shukracharya meditating to incur the ultimate Sanjivani Shakti from Lord Shiva. As Rishi Kashyap defends Lord Shiva's stand, Daksh's announcement of calling Lord Shiva as a special guest in the Mahasabha surprises everyone.
Thinking about Shiva's and Sati's reunion, Narad Muni spots Sati going towards the forests. He ploys to call Lord Shiva to the earth, so that he could meet Sati. As planned, Narad, purposefully sings in a cacophonic voice causing the group of singers to lose their consciousness. Sati, also gets disturbed listening to this hard voice. Seeing the poor condition of the singers, Narad pleads Mahadev to come. As Narad Muni calls for help, Mahadev appears before him.
Khyati and Aaditi impatiently await Sati's arrival pondering over the reason of her delay. Sati walks into the palace with the group of Raga and the Ragini's. The Raga and the Ragini's talk about the magic created by Mahadev's song in the jungle and Sati getting attracted towards it. A furious Khyati erupts in anger accusing Sati for being callous towards her father's feelings and reputation. A hapless Sati bursts out accepting getting swayed away to the magical raga played by Lord Shiva.
Being the daughter of a staunch Lord Vishnu Devotee, Sati dismisses Mahadev's thoughts from her mind ignoring Madanike's remarks. Madanike senses the growing love in Sati's heart. Rishi Dadhichi, along with Maharishi Atri and Maharishi Kashyap reach Kailash to invite Lord Shiva to Daksh's Mahayagya. Snubbing the proposal, Mahadev puts across his vistas for leading a contented life which does not need any Mahamandal meeting. But, later he agrees to grace the Mahayagya with his presence.
Accepting Prajapati Daksh's invitation to the Mahamandal, Mahadev takes the accountability on himself of the outcome of Daksh's Mahasabha. An anxious Indra presages Shukracharya's contriving against the deities but, Daksh brushes aside Indra's fears saying that he is always ready for a war. Madanike teases Sati pestering her to reveal the name of her love. Shukracharya, the leader of the asuras prepares to interpose the Mahamandal meeting.
Prasuti blames Madnike of backstabbing the family. Daksh calls her shameless and tells her to get ready to face the punishment. Prajapati Daksh tells Madnike to leave the palace at once. Miraculously, Sati hands over the Shivaling to Madnike and pleads to Daksh to stop Madnike from going. Sati's plea falls on deaf ear as both Daksh and Prasuti remain unmoved.
As the time flows, Sati's body begins to radiate. Rishi Kashyap worries as he knows that the radiation is the sign of Sati, falling to Chir Yoga Nidra. Brahma Dev warns Daksh of losing his divine power and throne. But, an arrogant Daksh disobeys and gathers his entire power. He is confident that after touching his power, Sati will be back from Yoga Nidra. Nandi is restless as he awaits Mahadev's wake up. In the meanwhile, Mahadev rouses from his Samadhi and wakes up Sati by touching her.
Rishi Kashyap informs Daksh that Sati has gone to Yoga Nidra stage and none other than Mahadev's touch can wake her up. He also warns Daksh that if she is not touched by Mahadev by next day's sunset then Sati will go through Chir Yoga Nidra after which there exists no hope of her consciousness. Daksh refuses to take the help of Shiva and announces to give half of his energy and kingdom to those who cure Sati. Rishi Kashyap travels to Kailash seeking Mahadev's help.
Prasuti overhears Madnike encouraging Sati's love towards Mahadev and taunts her. Sati decides not to stop the dance until lord Shiva appears. Mahadev could not resist himself from accompanying Sati in the dance. However, Mahadev realises the situation and disappears from the place. Prajapati arrives and is shocked to see Sati dancing for Mahadev. Sati faints after drawing the image of Mahadev with colours on the floor.
Fallen madly in love with Shiva, Sati sees him everywhere. Sati fears facing Mahadev's ire for her father's actions and demands for an answer for his restrained feelings towards her. Feeling guilty over his inconsiderate actions, Shukracharya apologizes to Mahadev. But, questioning Mahadev's silence over his insult, a furious Shukracharya - regrets not punishing Daksh. Sati, seeking answers to her confused heart goes to Rishi Dadhichi who had instigated these unparalleled feelings inside her.
Suggesting Sati to find a way to fulfil her desires along with her responsibilities, Madanike instigates a ray of hope in Sati. Filled with optimism, Sati decides to share her heart with her father unaware of the fateful consequences awaiting her. Feeling pity over Daksh's ignorant behaviour, Narad Muni questions Mahadev over his repeated denials to accept Devi Sati. Mahadev acknowledges about Sati being an inseparable part of his but since Sati, being born in a physical form cannot be accepted by him.
Outraged with Daksh's ignominy towards Mahadev, Rishi Kashyap condemns Prajapati's regretful approach. Apathetic towards Rishi Kashyap's complains, Daksh declares his detest towards Mahadev being a vairagi. Determined to punish anyone who surpasses the rules made by him, Daksh curses that Mahadev would not be worshipped anymore by anyone. Criticizing Mahadev of his ascetic principles, Daksh insults him saying that he has no place in his kingdom for someone who is an unorthodox hermit.
Turning stone-hearted towards Sati's feelings, Mahadev dispels Sati from Kailash. Furious seeing Sati's attraction towards him, Mahadev admonishes her love calling it a fortuity. Broken-hearted with Mahadev's disdain, Sati returns back teary eyed, lost in her thoughts. Prasuti narrates the story of Shalimar and Tulsi's marriage to her daughters. Assuming Shiva's support to be with the Gods, an infuriated Shukracharya prepares his army for the war.
Smeared with ash, draped in animal hide, sitting atop a rock in the shamshan and drinking bhang (Mahadev's Prasad),Mahadev is absorbed in his meditation amongst theAghori ascetics. Narad Muni instigates Nandi to question Mahadev about bringing Devi Sati to Kailash. Withdrawn from the complexities of life, Mahadev smirks at Nandi's question thinking about Sati, leaving behind the materialistic life for Kailash. On the other hand, Sati falls for Mahadev and confesses her love before Madanike.
At the time of the conjunction of two seasons, Vritrasura, the most audacious fighter of the demons comes out of his penance and causes a heavy storm. Madanike is petrified losing Sati and regrets taking her to the Rangaraj. But, the most magical moment arrives amidst the worst of the gusty weather when Mahadev, himself comes to protect Sati from Vritrasura. Mahadev's aura mesmerizes Sati. Rishi Dadhichi and the sculptor community are swept over by Lord Shiva's power.
The intense love bestowed in Nandi by Mahadev brings Mahadev to the Earth to fetch Nandi to Kailash. A grief - stricken Nandi's heart is filled with surprise and happiness when Mahadev blesses him with the power to directly communicate the problems of Shiva's devotees when whispered in his ears to Mahadev. Revati questions the basis of a woman's life and expresses her detest over a woman's dependency over men. Madanike tries avoiding Sati's visit to the Rangraj.
Sati is pleasantly surprised to find Mahadev next to her. Mahadev tells Sati that he has not yet accepted her love and was there only to perform his duty. Mahadev informs Sati that her father is even ready to sacrifice his Prajapati post for her ailment. Prasuti warns Sati of Shiva and asks her to control herself. Prasuti asks Daksh not to sacrifice his post and calls it as Shiva's conspiracy.Madnike informs Sati about her departure but she asks Madnike not to leave her.
Rishi Dadichi and Rishi Kashyap enter Kailash and are worried to see Mahadev in Yoga Nidra Samadhi. Nandi warns of Pralay to happen, if at all they try to wake up Mahadev. Rishi Dadichi and Rishi Kashyap are in dilemma as they could not wake up Shiva and also could not let Sati to Chira Yoga Nidra. Here, Daksh's brother, Ashwin Kumar stands helpless as they could not wake up Sati. On insisted by Daksh, Navagrah, the nine planets try to cure Sati but in vain. Sati's health begins to get worse.
Daksh is furious at Chandra Dev for giving permission to play Mahadev's tune. Prasuti blames Madnike for Sati's attraction towards Shiva. Daksh decides to punish Madnike for her deeds. In the meanwhile, Aditi informs Daksh about Sati's unconscious condition and also explains him about Rishi Kashyap's eagerness to meet him. Naradmuni's try to indulge Mahadev in Sati's thoughts continues. Daksh and his family are shocked when Rish Kashyap informs them that Sati will not be able to cope up.
Rishi Dadhichi asks Sati to touch the Shivaling in order to get rid of the conflicting thoughts over Mahadev. Sati is elated after touching the Shivaling and thanks Rishi Dadhichi for his guidance. On her return, Madnike shields Sati from the ire of Prasuti by making excuses. Brahma requests Mahadev not to punish Sati for Daksh's mistake and accept Sati as she is, according to him, Devi Shakti. Sati is overjoyed and wants the world to know about her love for Shiva.
Sati, dismayed after receiving Daksh's letter speaks to Prasuti to sense her mind before sharing her heart with Prasuti. But, to Sati's disappointment, Prasuti praises Daksh's actions asking Sati never to let down her father's trust instilled in her. Brahma condemns Daksh's actions against Mahadev, reminding him about Sati's destiny which has already been written. Snubbing at his father's suggestions, Daksh disdains the destiny, vowing to change it with his powers to keep Sati away from Shiva.
Mahadev who represents the aspect of the Supreme Being is unaffected by the egoistic desires of the physical world or Daksh's crude behaviour. Mahadev dismisses Daksh's definitions of an anarchist. Stating the rules made by Daksh the reason of the conflicts and disputes, Mahadev forgives Rishi Dadhichi who blames himself for Shiva's dishonour. Sati is in turmoil over choosing between her heart and her responsibilities of a daughter. The Brahma Lok summons Daksh for his actions.