Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra

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

This page describes Marubhuti’s third incarnation which is the fifth part of chapter II of the English translation of the Parshvanatha-caritra, contained within the “Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra”: a massive Jain narrative relgious text composed by Hemacandra in the 12th century. Parshvanatha in jainism is the twenty-third Tirthankara (Jina) and one of the 63 illustrious beings or worthy persons.

Part 5: Marubhūti’s third incarnation

Recalling the homage to the Five, engaged in pious meditation, he died and became a god in Sahasrāra with a life-term of seventeen sāgaras.

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