by Helen M. Johnson | 1931 | 742,503 words
This page describes Narrative of Triprishtha, Acala, and Asvagriva (Introduction) which is the tenth part of chapter I of the English translation of the Shreyamsanatha-caritra, contained within the “Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra”: a massive Jain narrative relgious text composed by Hemacandra in the 12th century. Shreyamsanatha in jainism is one of the 63 illustrious beings or worthy persons.
Now, in the city Pundarīkiṇī, the crest-jewel of East Videha, Subala was king. He ruled the earth for a long time. At the right time he became a mendicant under Muni Vṛṣabha, performed penance for a long time, died, and went to an Anuttara-palace.
Footnotes and references:
Prebirth of Acala.