12. -"Victorious is the issue of his body, His Majesty Saranga, whose heart is
immersed in the happiness produced by his amorous dalliance with the fortune of the
Gurjara kingdom, who is passionately addicted to the sport of rescuing the earth and who
possessed a dignity (equal to that) of Sharangdhara."
Verse 13. -"Through his power, he, in battle, reduced the powers of the
Yadava and the Malava lords just as the lord of birds formerly (overcame) the hinge bodied
elephant and the tortoise."
The next portion of the inscription, verses 14-39, is
devoted to a description of the spiritual family of Tripurantaka, the benefactor of the
Tirtha of Somanatha, and to an account of his virtues and his adventures. The section is
introduced, as is often done in the late inscriptions and poems of Gujarat, by the words
itashcha 'and now' and its opening verses run as follows: -