Tears would fall like flower offerings

nīlāmbhodhi-taṭe sadā sva-virahā-kṣepanvitaṁ bāndhavaṁ śrīmad-bhāgavatī kathā madirayā sañjīvayan bhāti yaḥ śrīmad-bhāgavataṁ sadā sva-nayanāśru-pāyanaiḥ pūjayan gosvāmi-prabaro gadādhara-vibhūr-bhūyāt mad-ekā-gatiḥ ~ Swami B.R Sridhar “On the shore of the broad blue ocean, Gadādhar Paṇḍit used to read Śrīmad Bhāgavatam to Śrī Chaitanya Mahāprabhu, who was suffering from the great internal pain of separation from Himself (Kṛṣṇa).  Gadādhar Paṇḍit supplied the […]

Maya Pralaya

Maya Pralaya – Part I 2015 Acrylic on canvas 30 x 30 cm Maya Pralaya – Part II 2015 Acrylic on canvas 30 x 30 cm Maya Pralaya – Part III 2015 Acrylic on canvas 30 x 30 cm This is a painting I finally finished after chipping away at for a few years. It […]

The Champ

“I don’t believe in art. I believe in artists. ~ Marcel Duchamp

Edit Rumi

When you are looking for God,God is in the look of your eyes. ~ Mevlana Rumi A friend posted this Rumi quote on facebook the other day. Rumi is a great sage of the Islamic culture and a testimony to the beauty of poet’s ability to express divinity that crosses the borders of time and […]

Black Cloud River

First note of hope playing in the mind of many Will it be lost in the ocean of Maha Tattva? Conjecture without higher backup circles nowhere March 9 2010 Black Cloud River is an experiment of prose in the twitter stream. I have not used twitter much as a communication tool being a bit adverse to […]

praychantworship

Driving cars, having showers and drifting off to sleep ideas come that have to become images. These are spaces in your loop where you have no way of recording it. Some of my greatest works never make from this chamber of inspiration other find a way, this was one.

Technologic

As a 16 year old art student focused on painting, there was a lot of conceptual anxiety to process as a as my mind came to grips with the notion of computer art. Art made by a machine vrs the hand of the Artist. It was a big debate. Life before the web. Nowadays the […]

Mountains of Ego

ahaṇkāra-nivṛttānāṁ keśavo nahi dūragaḥahaṇkāra-yutānāṁ hi madhye parvvata-rāśayaḥ ~ Brahma-vaivarta Purana: 3.9.9 “The Supreme Lord Keśava remains in the company of persons who are free from a mundane conception of life; but there appears to be a great mountain range between the self-asserting egotists and the Lord.” The only obstacle to surrender is self-asserting ego For an artist with […]

Faultfinders be Warned

Introduction to the Ānanda Vṛndāvan Campu By Śrīla Kavi Karnapura note ~ Kavi Karnapura is a 15th Century Indian Vaiṣṇava saint  who poetry and pose is so sublime that only a hardened heart could be unaffected by it’s qualities. Sri Chaitanya and His eternal associates have all returned to Goloka Vrndavan, far beyond the vision of this […]