Virat Rupa – Gigantic Universal Form

Reading the Vaishnava text, the Srimad Bhagavatam, one encounters incredible and complex descriptions of the universe and its meanings – it’s a vast scripture that seekers dedicate their lives to reading, hearing and absorbing. Last week reading the descriptions in the Second Canto (Chapter 1) I was struck by the description of the gigantic universal…

Experiments inspired by Folk Art

Madhubani art, from the region of ancient Mithila, modern-day state of Bihar,¬†Eastern India. Childlike forms, gods and goddesses, story glimpses flash in my mind. The landscape of Indian folk art is vast and Madhubani art is a popular artform, familiar, seen in paintings, on sarees. Now on Pinterest and You Tube videos, it is obvious…

Ruminations on Religion

The topic of religion and its more inclusive cousin, spirituality, has always fascinated me. I have found myself often in some sort of dialogue with the topic – in discovery within, or in reaction to, or in direct engagement with, over time. Being born and raised in a country/land steeped in religion and spirituality, India,…