Queen Triśalā’s auspicious dreams

This painting of Queen Triśalā's auspicious dreams is on a folio of the Kalpa-sūtra held in the Brooklyn Museum in New York. Women experience auspicious dreams when they are carrying babies who grow up to be Jinas. These dreams predict the great spiritual leadership of their children. The Digambara sect specifies 16 dreams while the Śvetāmbaras lists 14 dreams.


Questions And Answers About The Theory Of Karma

Manubhai Doshi answers some common questions about karma in this chapter from Essence of Jainism, first published in 1992. The online version is on the HereNow4U website.