There was a brahmin in a certain village after having sermons from his
guru (guide) he started
obsertving continence along with his wife.
couple began to perform penance they loved each other very much I am a
brahmin woman thinking thus proudly the lady brahmin used to humiliate the
lower caste people if they touched her.
Both of them
died without any act of repentence and they were born in the heaven as a
god and a godless here Ilavardhan city in Bhart came to be famous.
In this city lived a very famous goddess named Illa who had achieved a lot
mistress desirous of having a son was worshpping her with a very great
Brahmin's soul deviated from the haven and was
reincarnated into the mistress womb with a
very pompous celebration he was named Ilaputra.
Illaputra saw a lunkha girl dancing and out of attachment of the past
birth he was attracted towards her.
Then the friends of
Illautra put up a proposal of marriage before her relatives but they did
not agree arguing that she was there asset and livelihood.
If this Illaputra learns dancing and wanders with us he can marry other
wise he can not marry even against heap of gold equal to her exact weight.
Then out of the power of deeds he agreed to the condition made by them and
set out with dancers group.
After having mastered the
art of dancing he went to the city situated on the river banks with a
purpose of winning wealth for wedding there he requested the king for
The king granted his request and
began to watch it with his queens and courtiers.
Illaputra exected a long bamboo pole ob the spot of demonstration he
placed a plank on it he
then fixed two iron nailson both the sides of it.
holding a sword and a shield in his hands his stood in the central part of
the plank and
then wore shoes with a hole in the bottol.
Illaputra was cutting carefully the seven rays before us well us behind by
jumping in the
He was thrusting iron nails into the holes of
the shoes through the bottom doing thus it was quite possible for him fall
down with hundreds of pieces of his body.
audience was pleased and impressed with his performance and was eager to
and money but unless the king starts nobody would dare to start.
Then that lunkh girl started singing a song sweetly at that time on seeing
her extreme and unrivalled beauty the king was sexually impressed.
The king said to Illaputra I have not seen your jumping so do it again
therefore he jumped again two or four times.
time the king was thinking that he was loving her and he would fall down
in her imagination and expire after his death I would marry her.
People having seen his art praised him very much but the king did not
offer anything on this point began to think that no doubt the king fell in
to her love and he waited for my death definitely.
standing on the pole he saw wealthy and beautiful women offering rice to
But the monks were not attracted towards
their beauty and wealth they were noticing at food only on seeing this
scene his deeds were destroyed and he began to ponder.
Oh what great detachment of their monks even though Iam born in a noble
family I feel my self
very mean what plight of mine? shame to me.
the bombbow pole Illaputra through meditation realised the exernal
Thus the king the queen and the lunkh girl
having been detached ultimately realised salvation.
Standing on the bamboo pole like a golden lotus Illaputra preached all the
blessed the souls
gathered before him.