Category Archives: ART

Paintings, photography, aesthetic objects, beautiful communication, and anything I consider to be art, artful, artistic, artsy or whatever.
Art is subjective. It is a quality of communication can be contributed to by the viewer through empathy or agreement with its creator.

KAILASA TEMPLE MYSTERY

This is the world famous Kailasa temple at Ellora in the Maharashtra province of India. What is so special about this temple? This temple was not constructed by adding stone blocks, but an entire mountain was carved out to create this temple. This is the only example in the whole world where a mountain was CUT OUT FROM THE TOP, to create an enormous integrated structure inside the mountain.  TAKE A TOUR of the cave in the video below:

The Kailasa Temple is part of the Ellora cave group. it is number 16 of a total of 34 caves. The Ellora caves are not natural caves, but religious dwellings excavated out of the face of a cliff. These caves are generally thought to have been created between the fifth and tenth centuries AD. But were they really? Is it possible that the first work was done much earlier in time? So many of these structures worldwide have been re-worked throughout history. The Ellora caves house Hindu, Buddhist as well as Jain temples. According to Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism, it is one of the possible locations of Mt Meru or Sumeru, which is the center of the universe.  The architectural plan (below) of the temple looks like a computer circuit board….

Read more about this “Wonder of The World” here:  http://ancientvisitors.blogspot.com/2014/09/incredible-hidden-secrets-of-kailasa.html

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STAND BY ME

From the award-winning documentary, “Playing For Change: Peace Through Music, comes “Stand By Me“, the first of many Songs Around The World produced by Playing For Change. This Ben E. King classic features musicians around the world recorded by the Playing For Change team during their travels. This song continues to remind us that music has the power to break down boundaries and overcome distances between people.  To learn more about the work of the PFC Foundation, visit http://www.playingforchange.org