āmi ta’ tomāra, tumi ta’ āmāra,ki kāja apara dhane Feeling the happiness of Your service in my heart, I have completely forgotten all past history. I am Yours, and You are mine. What need is there for any other wealth? Śrīla Bhaktivinod Ṭhākur ~ Śaraṇāgati Ātma-Nivedanātmikā
kaler doṣa-nidhe rājannasti hy eko mahān guṇaḥ kīrttanād eva kṛṣṇasya mukta-bandhaḥ paraṁ vrajet ~Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 12.3.51 O King, this age of Kali is a reservoir of inauspiciousness, yet it has but one glorious quality: in this age, simply by chanting the Holy Name of Śrī Kṛṣṇa, the soul is freed from the bondage of Māyā and […]
Once in Vrindavan My spiritual master was drinking soft drink and joking with his devotees. Counting his fingers Like you do when you chant the Gayatri Mantra. “Maha Jana Tapa Satya, Seven up” We all laughed as he was referring to going beyond the upper planetary systems of the Vedic cosmology and entering the realm of […]
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.
This is a graphic made from appropriating Jim Phillips screaming hand graphic for Santa Cruz skateboards. I first saw these graphics as a teenager in the 80s looking through skate fashion magazines of my father. As the fashion move through its wave of nostalgia the Santa Cruz brand has become popular again.Seeing this iconic image I […]
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 […]
This manifesto was created around 2000 as front page inspiration for my art website. It houses the condensed conception of the Śrī Sāraswat Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavas, and supports the underlying intent of how I attempt to create art and apply this in design. The basis of these ideas are expressed by their divine graces. Śrīla Bhakti […]
The Cultural Warfare of the Divine Form, is a subset narrative deep in deconstruction of worldviews where few manage to gain the consciousness to unlock. Here the game plays out with the portrayal of the pastime of krishna sucking the breast milk of the witch Putana. It is an intense form of cultural appropriation and […]