THE MAHA-CHAITYA OR STUPA, set in placid surroundings in Amaravati, near Guntur, India, was once a place to meditate, to look inward and know one's self, to gain knowledge through study of holy scriptures, where holy thoughts crystallize and focus on to the creator.
A great piece of immortal art. One can feel the love and wisdom, radiating from the face of Lord Mahavira. One wonders whether the Great Thirthankara himself has blessed this picture to this perfection.
As if to outperform the artistic achievements of their predecessors of Vijayanagar, the Mysore Kings patronized and gave shape to a stylized form, later referred to as the Mysore style which is as different and as unique as the Thanjavur style.
A rare darshan of Ganesa, whose grace will break through all the obstacles. The Primary God. The Primordial Force. Mythical and Divine. In multicolour screen printed art-pieces, the Elephant God with his prankfull eyes, seems to look at you, wherever you are with his benign grace.
A contemporary mural from Puri, Orissa. The frolicsome Gopis, in order to bemuse their divine lover-Sri Krishna, form a human horse and become lost in their game and intoxicating music from the flute of Love.