The original writer of this book is Aggaladeva who was probably from a place called Ingaleswarapura. He was a Jaina. His father's name was Shantishananda and mother's name was Vaachaabhike. He has called himself 'Ubhayakavithaa Vishaaradha, His Guru was Shruthakeerthi who was known as Trividyachakravarthy. The Writer was a famous poet of a kingdom. This book was written around 1189. It is assumed that he was in the end of 11th century and beginning of 12 century AD. This book was written in two volumes of total 16 Aashvaasa and this is the 1st volume consisting of 8 Aashvvsa. The Authors of the present book have scrutinising 3 manuscripts, edited them as necessary and published as this book. This story is from a famous Jaina Purana in Champu Prabhandha and language is old Kannada.