An extreme, revolved stretch takes the yogi out of his comfort zone, extending the boundaries of being.
The elements of the outer world of earth, water, air, fire and space surround the yogi but his awareness is focused on the jewel of the inner world illumined by the sun of consciousness.
The courage of a warrior is proceeding in spite of fear, not the absence of fear.
Colorful saris and sunlight. Waiting in line to vote can be time-consuming and heated.
Women in line stand very close in sisterhood. Oil on canvas, 10" X 36"
Flashing mirrors, silver jewelry, pearls and arm ornaments adorn this gypsy women I met on a village street.
Reaching for the dream of enlightened awareness.
The lines of energy corresponds to the shape of peacock feathers.
Meditation and the process of absorbing the excess of energy required for enlightened awareness.
My version of an archetype from the ancient mythology of Shiva occupying half of Parvati's body.
In temples all over India, the lingam set in a yoni is worshipped as the creative force.
From Kashmir to Kerala, women engage in many tasks to support their households. They gather wood for cook-fires, fodder for livestock, weave palm fronds for walls and thread for cloth, sell flowers to make a living, and are dancers, among other occupations.
The twin snakes of Kundalini emerge from the base of the temple and seek to escape through the space between the wall and roof. The glowing body is the divinity in the temple.
In Dehra Dun, the color and light entices you to sit and experience nature.
In an Indian village, the descendants of Africans.