The Bhagavat Puran mentions the place where the boat rested as Himavat and
some associate it with the Himalayan peak Hamta at a small distance from Manali town. The
world re-started from Manali through the efforts of Manu Maharaj. But there was a problem.
The seven sages had become Indriyajit
(victor of the passions) and were just not interested in sex. Lord Brahma was confronted
with the problem. Through a sexual method he produced a pair of human beings from his
right (Manu) and from his left (Shat Rupa). But the pair had to five like mortals for
procreation and the floodwaters had permeated the world. Lord Brahma asked Vishnu to drain