Resurrection of Lord Shreyansanath
Later from his first birth Lord Shreyansanath descended and was born as Shreyans Kumar to Emperor Vishnuraja and queen Vishnu Devi of Simhapur. Shreyans Kumar was born on the twelfth day of the dark half of the month of Bhadrapad.
Lord Shreyansanath led a normal princely life and later when his father, Emperor Vishnuraja retired he ascended the throne. After a long reign Shreyans Kumar became a Shraman. Within a short span of two months of religious practise he attained nirvana on the fifteenth day of the dark half of the month of Magh under a mango tree. He achieved nirvana at Sammetshikhar on the third day of the dark half of the month of Shravan.
It was during his period that the being that was to be Bhagwan Mahavir reigned as the first Vasudev Triprishta. After the death of Triprishtha, his brother Baldev Achal became a follower of Dharmghosh who was a devotee of Shreyansnath. He got enlightened and attained nirvana in this birth.
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