Dating one person
Later that year, the Supreme Court of India stayed the decision of the Rajasthan High Court and lifted the ban on Sallekhana.
A further seven supplementary vows are also prescribed, which include three Gunavratas (merit vows) and four Shiksha vratas (disciplinary vows).
Other writers like Vaddaradhane (10th century) and Lalitaghate also describe the Padapopagamana, one of its forms.
Yashastilaka by Somadeva (10th century) also describes the practice.After the 11th century, Nishidhis are inscribed on slabs or pillars with panels and symbols. Rice have dated it to 840 or 869 CE by its textual context.These slabs or pillars were frequently erected in mandapas (pillared pavilions), near basadi (temples), or sometimes as an inscription on the door frame or pillars of the temple. In Shravanabelgola, the Kuge Brahmadeva pillar has a Nishidhi commemorating Marasimha, another Western Ganga king.He can sit, stand, walk, or move, but avoids food until he dies.In Padapopagamana, a person stands "like a tree" without food and drink until he dies.