by Helen M. Johnson | 1931 | 742,503 words
This page describes Birth of Prahlada which is the fourth part of chapter V of the English translation of the Datta-nandana-prahlada-caritra, contained within the “Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra”: a massive Jain narrative relgious text composed by Hemacandra in the 12th century. Datta, Nandana and Prahlada in jainism refers to some of the 63 illustrious beings or worthy persons.
After the minister Khala had wandered through the forest of births for a long time, he was born as the Prativiṣṇu Prahlāda, a lord of Vidyādharas, in the city Siṃhapura, the tilaka of the north row on Mt. Vaitāḍhya in this Jambūdvīpa.