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The Many Colors of Satsvarupa dasa Goswami [Jan 2017 – May 2017]

It is a great pleasure for the Museum of Sacred Art (MOSA) to present the works of Satsvarupa dasa Goswami, who is well known in ISKCON for his numerous literary contributions, which have helped devotees on the path of devotional service. Although all devotees read or have read his biography of His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and some his poetry and fiction, they may not have seen his paintings, which bring his inner world to the canvas in strong colors. His art isn’t sophisticated from an artistic point of view, but it does transmit his emotions, struggles, and joy in practicing...

Bharti Dayal (B. 1961)

Bharti Dayal was born in December 1961 in Samastipur in northern Bihar, a region corresponding to the ancient kingdom of Mithila. As a young girl, she learnt Mithila’s Madhubani art form from her mother and grandmother. Dayal started to produce paintings professionally in 1984. Since 1991 she has lived and worked in New Delhi. During her career she has sought to change a practice common to Madhubani (Mithila) painters, that of replicating earlier, sometimes flawed, works. While remaining true to the traditional roots of the Mithila style, her pieces have a fresh contemporary look. Dayal is not only...