A Vintage Door
by Ankit Jain
by George Koruth
Matsya Avatar of Vishnu, Ravi Varma Press.
Rangoli, a traditional art
Three Girls, Amrita Sher-Gi. 1935.
Hanuman showing the images in his heart, in Kalighat folk style, c.1880
Source: Barbara Rossi, From the Ocean of Painting: India’s Popular Paintings 1589 to the Present. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. Page 64, plate 19. Scan by FWP, Aug. 2001.
aho bhagyam aho bhagyam
purnam brahma sanatanam
[“How greatly fortunate are Nanda Maharaja, the cowherd men and all the other inhabitants of Vrajabhumi! There is no limit to their good fortune, because the Absolute Truth, the source of transcendental bliss, the eternal Supreme Brahman, has become their friend.” (Srimad Bhagavatam 10.14.32).]