Ganesha's Temple

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Meike Nooy

It all started off with my trip through India. I was left stunned by this temple, which I shall try to describe for you: I came out of the heat, which was hardly enjoyable anymore and entered an almost cold dark space which felt like churches do, filled with reverence for a god, and sincerity of human devotion. 4 years later this image still in my head I wrote a poem about it, another year down the line I hoped my skill in drawing would be enough to capture my feelings, which of course it didn't, but I got close! I hope you enjoy, I wish I could explain better... For those intrested in his artifacts: Parashu/Battle-axe Symbolizes the detachtment of evrything earthbound; Pasha/Rope Used to cathch demons; Pustaka/Book Symbold of transcendent wisdom; and Chnadra/Moon symbolizing the merging of opposites. Here's my poem: I crossed the step Into darkness, stillness A step into cool air Solidness, emptiness Sunlight streamed in Revealing feelings of holiness There he was seated Showing curves of godliness Perfect respect For what some may call happiness I crossed Ganesha’s step…

Published More than a year ago

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