This form of mine as Siva is that of Rudra too. O great sage, no one shall make any difference in it.
A piece of gold tuned into an ornament does not cease to be gold. There may be difference in name but not in the material content.
Rudra shall be worshipped by you (Visnu) and Brahma. The author of dissolution of the three worlds is the complete incarnation of Siva.
O Hari , in the times of distress, Rudra my manifestation, shall worshipped.
In my manifestation in the form of Rudra, I shall lift up these beings immersed in the ocean of distress by conferring on them perfect knowledge.
He who differentiates between us (Siva and Rudra) falls into hell. In this life too he will attain stress and be devoid of sons and grandsons.
The word Rud means misery or cause of misery. The Lord who dispels it is called Rudra, Lord Siva, the great or ultimate cause.