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localization of Simhalasartha bahu Avadana did mention Simhasarthabaha as the leader of the five hundred merchants in Newar-Tibetan Trade and the Domestication of Simhalasarthabaha Avadト]a. (Chicago Journal- History of Religion volume 33 no.2, November 1993 page 135-160) In Simhala Avadana it is mentioned about the birth of a son named Simhala to a wealthy merchant Simhaka, during the period of king Simhakesari from Simhakalpa. Simhala was selected as the leader of the group of five hundred merchants who were on a sea-voyage. The encountered an accident in the middle of the ocean and are being rescued by the maneating demonse disguised as young ladies. The abode of rakshasis is mentioned as Tamradvipa and Simhala was able to escape from the island on a magic white horse living behind all other members under the captive of the Rakshasis. In Popular Buddhist Texts From Nepal: Narratives and Ritualsin a Newar Merchant Community. (Columbia University: Ph.D. Dissertation, 1984) Todd Lewis mentions the name of the leader of the group of the merchant leading to Lhasa as Simhala, son of the Merchant Simhaka from the town of Simhakalpa in Jambudvipa. Professor Todd Lewis in his article published in the Journal of Religion mention about a stupa in Lhasa known as Simsharthabahu Chorten and a shrine in Jokhang dedicated to his wife that newar traders honor as the form of Jatika Ajima (Newar-Tibetan Trade and the Domestication of Simhalasarthabahu Avadan - source History of Religions, Vol.33 No. 2, page 150, published by the University of Chicago Press 1993).

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