Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra

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.

Part 10: Narrative of Tripṛṣṭha, Acala, and Asvagrīva (Introduction)

Now, in the city Pundarīkiṇī, the crest-jewel of East Videha, Subala[1] 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:

[1]:

Prebirth of Acala.

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