by Helen M. Johnson | 1931 | 742,503 words
This page describes Second incarnation as a god which is the third part of chapter I of the English translation of the Neminatha-caritra, contained within the “Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra”: a massive Jain narrative relgious text composed by Hemacandra in the 12th century. Neminatha in jainism is the twenty-second Tirthankara (Jina) and one of the 63 illustrious beings or worthy persons.
At the end of a month they died and became very powerful gods, Sāmānikas of Śakra in the heaven Saudharma. Dhana’s brothers, Dhanadeva and Dhanadatta, and also others, whose vows were unbroken, died, and became gods in Saudharma.
Footnotes and references:
See II, p. 125 for the Sāmānikas.