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Adi Granth Paintings Raga-Ragamala and Barah-Maha
Adi Granth Paintings Raga-Ragamala and Barah-Maha
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Adi-Granth, Holy Scripture of the Sikhs is composed in various ragas and arranged according to their order. Towards the end there is special mention of hierarchy of ragas, the 'ragamala's. it also contains 'Barah-maha'- the constant longing of the soul for the eternal God expressed over a period of twelve months.

The present volume is a novel attempt to depict these religious compositions through the medium of colour. What could be hitherto only heard as a string of words has been infused with a strong lively vibration. Each canvas is complete and imposing in itself. The whole collection, with artist-author's concise facts becomes a synergy of the arts, a devout prayer, and a holy vision.

For lovers of art and literature the book provides a unique opportunity to discover human mind, its longings, aspirations, achievements, and a courageous respect for nature.

About the Author

Dr. R. S. gill is a renowned artist with several exhibitions of painting and graphics to his credit in Burssels, Frankfurt, Paris, London, Munich, India and U. S. A. he has published several books in Devnagri.

Born in 1935 and a post-graduate in Fine Arts, Dr. Gill is deeply interested in the subject of Indian classical music. His choice of Adi-granth as inspiration for paintings is indeed a blessing.

This volume is an achievement for him as well as the world of art, being a rare combination of mystique, religion and fundamentals of music, depicted through myriad colours that enable the viewer to experience the cosmic consciousness.

CONTENTS
1Foreword II
2Introduction XIII
3Sikhism 1
4The Ten Gurus
5 Saints + Bhatts9
6 Birth of Khalsa13
7Rituals and Ceremonies 15
8The tradition of sikh devotional kirtan 19
9Fine arts and Ragamala musical forms 27
10Ragamala from Guru Granth sahib (Translation)37
11Ragmala Painting 39
12 Bara Maha41
Introduction English Translation
Rewriting by Punjabi English Translation + original
13Bara Maha (Rewriting by the Artist-Author) 59

Adi Granth Paintings Raga-Ragamala and Barah-Maha

Item Code:
IDH376
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2002
ISBN:
8186880836
Size:
9.8" X 7.2"
Pages:
198 (Color Illus. 137)
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About the Book

Adi-Granth, Holy Scripture of the Sikhs is composed in various ragas and arranged according to their order. Towards the end there is special mention of hierarchy of ragas, the 'ragamala's. it also contains 'Barah-maha'- the constant longing of the soul for the eternal God expressed over a period of twelve months.

The present volume is a novel attempt to depict these religious compositions through the medium of colour. What could be hitherto only heard as a string of words has been infused with a strong lively vibration. Each canvas is complete and imposing in itself. The whole collection, with artist-author's concise facts becomes a synergy of the arts, a devout prayer, and a holy vision.

For lovers of art and literature the book provides a unique opportunity to discover human mind, its longings, aspirations, achievements, and a courageous respect for nature.

About the Author

Dr. R. S. gill is a renowned artist with several exhibitions of painting and graphics to his credit in Burssels, Frankfurt, Paris, London, Munich, India and U. S. A. he has published several books in Devnagri.

Born in 1935 and a post-graduate in Fine Arts, Dr. Gill is deeply interested in the subject of Indian classical music. His choice of Adi-granth as inspiration for paintings is indeed a blessing.

This volume is an achievement for him as well as the world of art, being a rare combination of mystique, religion and fundamentals of music, depicted through myriad colours that enable the viewer to experience the cosmic consciousness.

CONTENTS
1Foreword II
2Introduction XIII
3Sikhism 1
4The Ten Gurus
5 Saints + Bhatts9
6 Birth of Khalsa13
7Rituals and Ceremonies 15
8The tradition of sikh devotional kirtan 19
9Fine arts and Ragamala musical forms 27
10Ragamala from Guru Granth sahib (Translation)37
11Ragmala Painting 39
12 Bara Maha41
Introduction English Translation
Rewriting by Punjabi English Translation + original
13Bara Maha (Rewriting by the Artist-Author) 59
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