A TEN-PART SERIES OF VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS SPREAD OVER A YEAR.
It is oriented around writing calligraphically four lines in verse for each of the eleven postage stamps. These verses are curated from 'Ramcharitmanas'.
A virtual residency having 2 hours of coaching per day. On painting and guided meditation with breath.
Application process and form for artist residency at 365 Haridwar / AZIMVTH Ashram explained.
Holi, the festival of colour, is opportune to forgive and forget past animosities and angers. And look ahead with gratitude.
A British portrait artist during July 2017 while staying at 365 Haridwar , the international artist residency programme at AZIMVTH Ashram, on the banks of Ganges and foothills of Himalayas, India made and gifted the following portrait. Frederic Shoberl, another British writer and illustrator, had the following illustration of Kanwar pilgrimage in his book titled … Continue reading A River on Shoulders: Circa 1823, 1858, and 2017 AD in Haridwar
“It is at this point of emergence from the hills that persons journeying from a great distance are anxious to fill their jars with water, that their homes may be hallowed by a portion of the sacred element. Rich and pious Hindoos, who inhabit the provinces remote from this spot, spend large sums of money … Continue reading The Art in Kanwar – 1858 and 2017, Stanford University
The pleasant (for Westerners!) and cold (for Asians) month of December is special in Haridwar and so our participants who celebrate the new year here.
The month sees the anniversaries of Sant Namdev, the guardian angel of block-printers and of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism.
Take me from False to Truth, Dark to Light, and Mortality to Salvation.