परिरब्धुं समारेभ उत्थाय भ्रातरं मुदा ॥ ५ ॥
sa taṁ devo maheśvaraḥ
utthāya bhrātaraṁ mudā
Bhṛgu then went to Mount Kailāsa. There Lord Śiva stood up and happily came forward to embrace his brother.
In the Vedic civilization it is considered very important to properly greet one’s family members, especially when one has not seen them for a long time. A worthy son should show respect to his father, a younger brother should honor his older brother, and the older brother should show affection to his younger brother in turn.