1360 Illuminated Indian Jain Miniature Painting of Mother Trishala

Old Illuminated Jain Painting of Goddess Trishala mother of Mahavir.

According to the Jain scriptures, the mother of Tirthankaras see a number of auspicious dreams when the embryo is enliven through the descent of the life (soul) in the mortal body.

The parents of Tirthankaras and their mothers in particular are worshipped among Jains and are frequently depicted in paintings and sculpture.

Superb artwork

22cm x 11cm

May be from the early 1900s or before that but age of this artwork is not known.

 

 



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