Parents of Jina (Gomedha and Ambika)

National Museum - New Delhi

National Museum - New Delhi
New Delhi , India

Image shows Gomedha and Ambika seated on a lotus base mounted on a rectangular pedestal with devotees in front and a spiral umbrella at the top. Tirthankara is also seated but in a dhyana-mudra in a niche below the umbrella. The right arm of Gomedha is stretched and his palm rests on the knee. A child is seated on his left lap. Ambika is in a similar pose, with a child sitting on her left lap.


  • Title: Parents of Jina (Gomedha and Ambika)
  • Date Created: 10th Century CE
  • Location: Bihar
  • Physical Dimensions: Ht. 12.9 cm., Wd. 7.5 cm., Dep. 3.7 cm.
  • Medium: Bronze
  • Dynasty: Pala

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