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Zero


“The limit is only there to be overreached.” ― George Bataille While Art is an attempt to describe, explain and capture reality as it is known and understood, it is also a means to transcend it. In 1939, at age 21, U G met with renowned spiritual teacher Ramana Maharshi. U G related that he asked Ramana, “This thing called…

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“.. make no more war..”


“Joan of Arc had style.” – Charles Bukowski Considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years War. Joan said she received visions of the Saints instructing her to support Charles VII and recover France from English domination late in the Hundred Years’ war. After years of one humiliating defeat after another, both the military and…

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Omission


Writing is selection. You select what goes in and you decide what stays out.  “To do a dangerous thing in style is what I call art.” – Charles Bukowski The Iceberg Theory (sometimes known as the “theory of omission”) a style of writing (turned colloquialism) coined by American writer Ernest Hemingway.  As a young journalist, Hemingway had to focus his newspaper…

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Repetitions


“The heart and its passionate drumroll.” – Octavio Paz The word “reincarnation” literally means, “entering the flesh again.” The concept is considered in Indian philosophy as a step that starts each cycle of aimless drifting, wandering or mundane existence, but each cycle is an opportunity to seek spiritual liberation. “Born again, death again, birth again, to stay in the mother’s womb! It is…

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The Unknown


“Beyond our ideas of right doing and wrongdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.” – Rumi Invoking the blessings of my late grandparents’ Shri Anant Redij & Smt. Rajkamal Redij, and Shri Narayanrao Borawake and Smt. Laxmibai Borawake, I dedicate the logo of House of Reva to the infinite, the unknown, Ananta.   Ananta is considered to be one…

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