Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra

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.

Part 4: Birth of Prahlāda

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.

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