Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra

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

This page describes Ninth incarnation as a god which is the eighteenth 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 18: Ninth incarnation as a god

Torn by the lion, the muni died and became a god in the palace Mahāprabha in the tenth heaven, with a life-duration of twenty sāgaras.