Devapala came to a river swollen by the flood and very hard to ford. On the other side of the river he saw floating an image of Jina. Now no good Hindu would let an image of Jina be tossed about in the rushing river.
The big, big Tiger came out of the jungle and said, ‘Well, little boy, shall I eat you or all of your sheep?’
It chanced that as a lion was eating meat a bone stuck in his throat. The throat became swollen, he could not take food, his suffering was terrible. The crane seeing him, asked, ‘What ails thee, friend?’
The poor little girl had all the cooking, cleaning, and serving to do for all seven brothers and all their seven wives as well.
Early in the morning she had to get up to milk the cow, clean and polish everything in the house, and prepare breakfast for her father.