Ananda Village presents new art exhibit

A very first-at any time artwork exhibit discovering the meaning of the Divine Mom will open up on Feb. 14 at the Lotus Building in downtown Ananda Village outside the house of Nevada City. Hours on Valentine’s Working day are 1 to 4 p.m., and 7 to 9 p.m. The present is sponsored by the Ananda Higher education of Dwelling Knowledge.

The show’s title “The A lot of Factors of Divine Mother” enables artists to explore what the notion of Divine Mother usually means, expressed from their hearts and their faith.

For some artists, Divine Mom is all of development, manifested through nature. Other artists have expressed the Divine Mom in holy type, as a saint or a heavenly figure.

How do the artists participating in this distinctive exhibit watch “The Divine Mother?”

Jyotish Novak, religious director of Ananda, is also a painter. He has two paintings in the exhibit, just one entitled “Dark Eyes” and another of a tiger entitled “Rani of Ranikhet.” Of his portray of the tiger, Novak remembers, “We had been blessed with a marvelous sighting of Divine Mom in the form of a tiger although in India in 2014. Listed here I have put the tigress in a location of the higher Himalayas as noticed from Ranikhet, India. It is, or employed to be, the territory of wild tigers.”

Paula Madariaga Decebal-Cuza titled her painting “Divine Mother Eye.” The portray demonstrates symbolically the Divine Mother represented with certain colors of the Christic eye, inviting us to reflect on it’s uniqueness.

Rama Cryer, who grew up at Ananda Village and is a builder, selected the “Eternal Mom Earth” as his concept, expressed as a result of woodburning, acrylics and ink. Of his installation he writes, “Our Divine Mother manifests in my coronary heart as this the Everlasting Mother Earth. Her arms outstretched providing Her energetic force of Creation. Over, the Cycle of the Moon guides her way. In her still left hand, the Druid Sigil, releasing its magic to produce the Sacred Flower of Daily life and Wisdom. In Her reduced right, Her Coronary heart Chakra spreads the Appreciate. The center appropriate, the Spiral of the Wicca Mom, and the Ankh ablaze with Her electricity of Destruction and Independence. Her entire body is of the Earth, Roots expanding deep and farther than the eye can see.”

Mira Clark, a area Nevada Town artist who has organized quite a few art displays on behalf of CHIRP (California Heritage: Indigenous Investigation Challenge), selected to represent her really like of nature in the form of the Divine Mom with a painting titled “Water Prayer.” Of her set up Mira writes, “There is a correspondence concerning how our bodies join us to the Earth, our organic and natural types passing by means of the exact same cycles that all character goes as a result of. My get the job done considers women’s relationship to Mother nature as effectively as to the element of h2o. In several traditions and cultures of the globe, women of all ages are regarded as the keepers and tenders of the sacred aspect of water. I see my artwork as a representation of how deeply connected all of human lifetime is to the pure world and the unique landscapes we inhabit, and how sacred our bond is to the organic natural environment.”

The show operates through the summer season and will be open Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The show will be open much more several hours through the Tulip Competition “Springtime at Ananda” in the course of the thirty day period of April. For special groups and much more facts, call [email protected] The show is sponsored by Ananda School of Dwelling Wisdom and Ananda Village.

”Divine Mom Eye” by Paula Madariaga Decebal-Cuza.

“The Everlasting Mom Earth” by Rama Cryer.