Suhasti Acharya wandering here and there came again to
Ujjayini to bow to the statue of Jivant Swami.
Acharya stayed at the city garden and sent two monks to the city in search
of sheltar - Ujashray. Both of them came to Bhadra mistress place.
That Bhadra - mistress bowed to both of them and affered with regard her
carriage to spend. Satisfied Suhasti stayed there with his groagr.
In the evening hours Suhasti Acharya began to sing a pious psalm.
Bhadra's son named Avanti Sukumal was engrossed in malaing merniments with
thirty two lovely ladies on the seventh story of the building.
Then eager to hear sermons he came downstairs and opproached the monks.
Thinking that he might have experienced it else where he remembered his
flight in the past.
Avanti Sukumal got eager for the
plane. He bowing to Guru Maharaj said, "I shall be initiated,
pleace do the needful very seen."
Sahasti Acharya said
that he was very tender. He then said, "Lord ! I am unable to observe
penance for long."
So I am eager to take inivation with
a row of fasting. Then Suhasti Acharya said, "Then you ask permission for
this purpose from your relatives.
He came home and
respectivlly asked his fellow brothers but nobody permitted him. So he him
self cat down his hair and hurdles.
Extirpated his hair and got initiated himself. Then he came too the guide
Guruji and wore the symbol's of a saint Suhasti Guruji there fore baptised
Muni Avanti Sukumal having been unable to endure
the troubles caused by fasting etc he asked permission from the guide-Guru
and went to the cremation place.
That monk settled in a
state of statue in a clayclad cave. A female fox with a purpose of licking
his feet smelling out of bleeding, there with her young one. She and her
young one were licking both of his feet separately.
a meditation more for tified even than monk meru the monk considered her
as his maid pressing his feet pleasingly.
That vixen cut
up and ate up in the first part of night the foot with flesh and bones.
Her young one too cut and ate the second one but did not mome at all.
In the latter part of the night she cut up and eta up the belly. Stomach
entirely. In the last part
of night Muni expired and ride the plane Nalinigulma.
The deitics having bean impressed with his fortitude held a great
celeoration. Here the wives of Avanti Sukumal having not found him
anywhere enguired of the guide Gurugi.
Acharya having known take whole of history told his wires. They told it to
Bhadra Mistress. Then Bhadra mistress went to the forest.
In the morning Bhadra saw her son's dead body drawn in to the south weat
and began to weep with a lofty voice a long with her daughters in law.
Oh son ! Why did you leave me and Guruji behind even after getting
inikated ? You did not dignify the home even for a day.
Oh desting ! When will that night fall on which I might see my son again
and make my life happy ?
Thus dejected Bhadra with tears
in lev eyes began to perform the crematory formality.
Avanti Sukumal's wives performed widowhood taking down boughts etc from
their bodies. Bhadra leaving one preghant daughter in law included all the
rest into a colective initiation.
Avanti Sukumal's son
born to his pregnent wife got the temple of Mahadev erected where his
The same temple named Mahakali's and asset
to the city Ujjain but now a days it is under
control of dissidents and opponents unfortunately.
Suhasti Swami too before his death shifted all his responsibilities of the
Gatchh to his disciple who was like an reeam of knowledge. Through
Prayopaveshan he expired and achieved the top most position in the