Shri Amar Muni
NAMINATH BHAGAVAN -21
The being hat was to be Bhagavan Naminath purified his
soul during his birth as king Siddharth of Kshambi town in East Mhavideh.
He reincarnated as a god in the Aparajit dimension. this being then
descended into he womb of queen Vipra, wife of king Vijay of Mithila. As
the queen had seen fourteen auspicious things in her dream at the moment
of conception, the augurs informed hat the child to be born was going to
be a Chkravarti or a Tirthankar.
During the pregnancy period once Mithila was attacked
by some very powerful kings. Peace loving king Vijay was at a loss to find
a peaceful solution and was worried. An expert augur told the king that
the pregnant queen should go to the roof of the palace and look at the
attacking armies. The queen followed the instructions and threw a loving
glance at the large armies stationed on the fields outside the town. The
aura of the pious soul in the womb was so powerful that it cast a
pacifying spell on the attackers. the kings who were sure to win the
battle, surrendered and bowed before king Vijay.
This incident inspired the king to name the new born as
Naminath. Born on the eighth day of the dark half of the month of Sravan,
Naminath had a happy childhood. When he became young he was married and
later was given the reign of the kingdom. After a long and peaceful reign
he became an ascetic on the ninth day of the dark half of the month of
Ashadh. After nine months he attained omniscience under a Bakul Tree in a
garden near Mithila. His first discourse was on the subject of right
perception. After a long period of religious and spiritual activities he
went to Sammetsikhar and got liberated on the tenth day of the dark half
of the month of Vaishakh.
The tenth Chakravarti Harishen was his contemporary and
the eleventh Chakravarti Jai came in his religious tradition, through much