Celestial Waves

  • Acrylic and Laser engraving on Paper
  • 4.5 x 7.5 in
  • $750.00
  • Bragino

There is so much magnificience in the Ocean. The waves are coming in, the waves are coming in. Oh celestial waves cleanse my soul and make me new. Let me bask in your eternal glory and rejoice in the serenity of your healing waters.

This image was made by taking an abstract composition created with acrylic paints on watercolor paper and scanning it. I then drew the areas represented by the light marks in photoshop. That line drawing was then sent to my Epilogue Laser engraver and engraved it into the original piece of paper. This print is a direct scan of that original image which was only 4.5" x 7.5". It was enlarged to allow for a wider range of print sizes.

When I was done creating this image it reminded me of a Medicine song that's sung in the Santo Daime Ayahuasca tradition titled Om Namah Shivaya.

From Wikipedia >

Om Namah Shivaya is one of the most popular Hindu mantras and the most important mantra in Shaivism.

Its translation is "adoration (namas) to Siva", preceded by the mystical syllable "Aum". Om Namah Shivaya mantra is sung by devotees in prayers and recited by yogis in meditation. It is associated with qualities of prayer, divine-love, grace, truth and blissfulness.

Traditionally, it is accepted to be a powerful healing mantra beneficial for all physical and mental ailments. Soulful recitation of this mantra brings peace to the heart and joy to the [Atman] or Soul. Sages consider that the recitation of these syllables is sound therapy for the body and nectar for the soul [Atman].

Here's the Medicine Song that the image reminded me of >

OM NAMAH SHIVAYA

OM NAMAH SHIVAYA GURU DEV
SATCHITANANDA MURTAYE
NAMASTASE NAMASTASE NAMASTASE
NAMO
There is so much magnificence in the ocean
waves are coming in waves are coming in.
A-le-lu-ya
A-le-lu-ya

 
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