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Hanuman showing the images in his heart, in Kalighat folk style, c.1880

Source: Barbara Rossi, From the Ocean of Painting: India’s Popular Paintings 1589 to the Present. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. Page 64, plate 19. Scan by FWP, Aug. 2001.

“A pilgrim’s souvenir painting depicting Hanuman revealing Rama and Sita in his heart. West Bengal, Kalighat. C.1880. Transparent and metallic water-based pigments on paper. 17 ½” x 10 ½". Chester and Davida Herwitz Collection.“ 


NEPAL, Kathmandu : A sadhu (Hindu holy man) dressed as Hanuman, the Hindu monkey god, looks on while sitting next to a macaque monkey at the Pashupatinath Temple area in Kathmandu on July 15, 2014. Hanuman, known for his strength, is worshipped for his unyielding devotion to Lord Rama and is remembered for his selfless dedication to the diety. AFP PHOTO/Prakash MATHEMA


24" x 24" Oil on Canvas


In the end, fear is what is conquered, dispelled and enlightened. To transform and transcend … 

Courage to be ourselves, Wisdom to guide us easily in our later days, and Knowledge to pass down.

Just remember, the sun is not a Mango …

Artist: Keith Prossick