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Look Up | Creations From Stillness
Look Up acrylic on canvas 24 x 36 I had asked a friend of mine to tell me something that inspires her. She told me about the story from the Bhagavad Gita where Krishna asked Arjuna and Duryodhana to choose between the army and him. Duryodhana chose his army and Arjuna chose Krishna. (Read the full story here). She wrote: "For the longest time, I had always wondered what I would've done... I was listening to the kirtan when I had a vision that I was standing by Krishna's feet; I could only see the feet clearly, with the rest of Him kind of out of focus - I knew without a doubt I would have picked him... " Her story ended there, but my thoughts continued: what would Krishna say to her? He would say "Look up". Always look up at your Ishta with surrender... why keep your focus narrow at his feet, he is all-loving and always happy when we look up at him in surrender; then we let ourselves know the joy that opening in surrender brings. The day I started sketching this painting, that