We made a design for Ahiṃsā (अहिंसा) in the Devanagari Script (देवनागरी), and then we put the design on a shirt. A simple two color print with a graffiti-based style. So? What's the story, morning glory? What is Ahiṃsā (अहिंसा)? Ahiṃsā (अहिंसा), [...]
Yep, another aim, AING, aiṃ...(ऐँ) with chandra bindu for extra symbolism. The blue colors are for Saraswatī's affiliation with water. The composition focuses on balance without symmetry. Because of the way the glyph was constructed, I sometimes see an auṃ trying to [...]
New to the aim bija mantra? Then, welcome! If you're familiar with auṁ (Sanskrit:ॐ, more commonly written as om), the 800-pound gorilla of bija mantras (aka beej mantra or seed syllable), think of the aim bija mantra as aum's little sister. So, what exactly is a [...]
Saraswati Vandana—A Song of Devotion, for Beautiful Saraswatī सरस्वती वन्दना या कुन्देन्दुतुषारहारधवला या शुभ्रवस्त्रावृता या वीणावरदण्डमण्डितकरा या श्वेतपद्मासना। या ब्रह्माच्युत शंकरप्रभृतिभिर्देवैःसदावन्दिता सा मां पातु सरस्वती भगवती निःशेषजाड्यापहा Who is dazzling as a garland of jasmine, white as snow, beautiful without adornment. Who [...]
Usually, when hand-written (in देवनागरी devanāgarī), the ligatures for vowels are to be joined to the horizontal joining line, and in good proportion to the consonant and vowel marks being joined. In more modern times, due to Unicode fonts and kerning concerns, [...]
I love the dots, I think I'd like to experiment with more variation... of the dots. Maybe a blend, or some sort of width adjustment to the stroke? hmmm. Dedicated to Saraswatī. Devanagārī characters in an art deco style.