Devi Parvati used to take cattles to gaze at the foothills of Himalaya. One day a stone look-a-like demon Khandakasur came there and turned cattles into stone. Parvati got angry, she took cattle stick and went running towards Khandakasur. The demon tried to convert Parvati into stone but amazed that he couldn’t. He curiously asked, Devi courageously said “I’m Shailputri, daughter of King of Mountains. I’m made with power of many stone, no one can turn me to stone”. She then kicked Khandkasur, stabbed in centre and killed him into pieces of stone.