Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra

by Helen M. Johnson | 1931 | 742,503 words

This page describes Birth of Rajiniati which is the second part of chapter VIII 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.

Part 2: Birth of Rājīniatī

Now Yaśomatī’s jīva fell from Aparājita and entered the womb of Dhāriṇī, Ugrasena’s wife. At the right time Dhāriṇī bore a daughter, Rājimatī by name; and in time she grew up with unique beauty and grace.

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