Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra

by Helen M. Johnson | 1931 | 742,503 words

This page describes Third incarnation as a god in Saudharma which is the fifth part of chapter I of the English translation of the Adisvara-caritra, contained within the “Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra”: a massive Jain narrative relgious text composed by Hemacandra in the 12th century. Adisvara (or Rishabha) in jainism is the first Tirthankara (Jina) and one of the 63 illustrious beings or worthy persons.

Part 5: Third incarnation as a god in Saudharma

After it had completed the life of a twin, then the jīva of Dhana became a god in Saudharma, as a result of his gift in a former birth.

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