artwork > 2018 chakra paintings

 vyapini
oil on acrylic on pencil on canvas
48 x 48 x 2"
2018
sahasrara
oil on acrylic on pencil on canvas
48 x 48 x 2"
2018
ajna
oil on acrylic on pencil on canvas
48 x 48 x 2"
2018
vishuddha
oil on acrylic on pencil on canvas
48 x 48 x 2"
2018
anahata
oil on acrylic on pencil on canvas
48 x 48 x 2"
2018
manipura
oil on acrylic on pencil on canvas
48 x 48 x 2"
2018
svadhishthana
oil on acrylic on pencil on canvas
48 x 48 x 2"
2018
muladhara
oil on acrylic on pencil on canvas
48 x 48 x 2"
2018

according to frits staal, "chakra" has Indo-european roots, is "related to greek "kuklos" (from which comes english "cycle"), latin "circus," anglo-saxon "hveohl" and english "wheel." while creating this series of chakra inspired paintings, i was mesmerized, challenged, and ultimately uplifted.