Online photography magazine Monovisions just recently published a small portfolio of my work accompanied with an interview. To see it, click here.
The other day, I came across this wonderful quote from Persian mystic and poet, Rumi: Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along. Strictly by the trickle down nature of thought, this line of Rumi’s lead me to think about some other things, specifically about Purusha, “the cosmic man” in Hindu mythology. Within… More A Note on Love, Art, and ‘The Cosmic Man’
Everyone is chosen and everyone knows it including animals and plants There is only the all of the all everything is that every infinitesimal thought and action is part and parcel of a wonderful victory “freedom of the mountain, a glimpse of victory” We seem to be winning and losing, but in reality there is… More The Wiggle of the Worm
Helplessness, even a mild state of helplessness is extremely hard to bear. Moments of helplessness are moments of blindness. One feels as though something terrible has happened without knowing what it is. One feels as though one is in the outer darkness or as though one has made some terrible error – a fatal error.… More On the Perfection of Underlying Life
Have a little faith in me, she said. It was a long, somewhat stressful phone conversation. Our relationship was in a very stressful and trying place, and neither of us were ready to let go. We were doing it long distance, which made it that much harder. And we were both at a difficult cross… More Faith, Fear, and Love
ADVICE TO YOUNG ARTISTS The life of an artist is inspired, self sufficient and independent (unrelated to society). The direction of attention of an artist is towards mind in order to be aware of inspiration. Following inspiration life unfolds free of any influence. Finally the artist recognizes himself in the work and is happy and… More The Inspired Life
It is not in the role of an artist to worry about life – to feel responsible for creating a better world. This is a very serious distraction. All your conditioning has been directed toward intellectual living. This is useless in artwork. All human knowledge is useless in artwork. Concepts, relationships, categories, classifications, deductions are… More A Little Note, A Little Beauty