This also indicates the m i nner in which the lion ofthe original story gradually became a person called Fierce Lion and later Sena the Great Fierce Lion. The transformation ofthe Vaz1.ga princess SuppdevT ofthe Vijaya legend into IZrutappiravalli, or £akacavuntari as she is known in some versions, can also be seen to an extent 410 inthe Tamil versions. In the car-kalveu and. the Maakk4appu- - 1 miyam the Vañga princess becomes a lifiga princess. In the Kail;anflai, a-vaipava-nilai andthe Tiri-kc alapuram she becomes a Ca princess That she was 'very fair' and 'very amorous', like the Vafiga princess is clearly stated inthe a-aipava-n1].ai and is also borne out by the name £.akacavuntari (Skt. Faka Sundar) in some ofthe versions. Just as it is said of £uppdevT inthe Mahvaisa that 'alone she went forth from the house, desiring the joy ofindependent life', it is stated that rutappirvaUi went out with her maidens and led an independent life, but, of course, with a different mission Like Suppdevt, she was abducted and carried away to a cave, or palace in some sources, where she bore twin 1. Kk., p. 32 ; p.30. 2. Tym., P . 15 Km., p.2 ; Tapainskar_paalam, v. 3. 3. Mv., 6:3. k. Mv. 6:li.; Yvm., pp. 15-16.
411 bhildren, a son and a daughter. In the Tiri-k;cala-puram, car-kalveu andthe Vaiypa1 the birth of only a son is mentioned. In a similar mxr1ner, it appears that the children of Ukkiraciñka and )rutappiravaUi are no other than Sihabhu and Si*hasTvalT, the children ofthe lion and SuppdevT inthe Vijaya legend. In the !4ahvasa it is stated that SiI?habThu's 1 'hands and feet were formed like a lion'. In our sources, the son of Ukkiraciks, is stated to have had the face andthe tail of a lion2 or only the tail of a lion His name is given inthe Iailyaxn1ai andthe ppa-vaipava-n1lii as Nara-c1Mc,- rca (Skt. Narasiâha Rja = Man-Lion King) inthe Vaiypa]. as Ci!ka (Skt. Si$ha = Lion) inthe )1aakk4appu-nmiy and !car-kalveu as Ciñka-kuira (Skt. &ihakumra)= Lion Prince) while inthe Tiri-cala-puram his name appears with the fulsome epithets CeyatuâIca Vira Pka Vararca Cik (Skt. Jayatuiiga VTra Bhoga Vara Rja Si4ha)? In a].]. these names 1. !. 6:10. 2. ., v. 18 ; 3. Km., P. 3 ; Yvm., p. 23. 1, • 3; i!.!, p. 23. 5. !•' v. 18. 6. Kk., p. 35; Mm., p. 35. 7. Tampainakar-patalam, v. 32.