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SEVEN Mandalas : Devi Mandala 

 

Devi, also known as Mahadevi or 'Great Goddess', is an all-embracing Mother Goddess. She came to represent the female energy or Sakti (Power) of her husband Shiva.

 

"I have created all worlds at my will without being urged by any higher Being, and dwell within them. I permeate the earth and heaven, and all created entities with my greatness and dwell in them as eternal and infinite consciousness."

— Devi Sukta, Rigveda 10.125.8, Translated by June McDaniel[14][15]

 

While experimenting with the limitless possibilities of fractal geometry, I found out that along the given axis of a 3d virtual model of the Julia or Mandelbrot set, the diagrammatic fractal iterations evolved into magnificent patterns that uncannily looks like Tibetan Thankga Mandalas.

Even the alcoves of the outer circles resemble the Bodhisattva designs. It is as if Buddhist monks could have experienced in the clarity of their focus such an unimaginable feat of abstract thinking.

 

A Mandala is a spiritual and ritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism, representing the universe. In common use, "Mandala" has become a generic term for any diagram, chart or geometric pattern that represents the cosmos metaphysically or symbolically; a microcosm of the universe.A Thankga is a Tibetan Buddhist icon used as a meditation tool to help bring one further down the path to enlightenment .

 

As one of the earliest traditional painter to embrace the digital media, (Image de Synthese.) I work with professional imaging software, not as a medium to emulate techniques of the past, but to the contrary as a medium that  opens the door to new horizons of artistic expression by surpassing traditional techniques.

The digital media allows  limitless possibilities of color relationship and color subtleties which do not exist in traditional methods, that is why I often compose combine and bring forward my traditional work to be enhanced by the digital media.

 

Signed Open edition, in 3 available sizes. Printed on Somerset Velvet 100% rag museum quality paper, with archival pigment inks rated to last over 100 years. 

 

Devi Mandala

149,95$Prix
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