Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra

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

This page describes Ninth incarnation of Kamatha which is the nineteenth 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 19: Ninth incarnation of Kamaṭha

The lion, too, died and went to the fourth hell with a life-duration of ten sāgaras. He was born in animal-births, experiencing many and various pains.