by Helen M. Johnson | 1931 | 742,503 words
This page describes Expedition of conquest which is the fourteenth part of chapter IV of the English translation of the Anantanatha-caritra, contained within the “Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra”: a massive Jain narrative relgious text composed by Hemacandra in the 12th century. Anantanatha in jainism is one of the 63 illustrious beings or worthy persons.
Then Śārṅgabhṛt subdued the southern half of Bharata with the lords of Māgadha, Varadāman, Prabhāsa. In the Magadhas Mādhava lifted easily a rock being lifted by a crore of men and cheerfully set it down like a cover (of the earth). Then Puruṣottama, having a reception, as it were, given by the ocean holding high waves, went to his own city Dvāravatī. There Viṣṇu’s installation as Ardhacakrin was made by Soma, Rāma, and other kings with great joy.
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As water of the reception-gift.