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Riots in India upset him deeply and he wrote a poem which he reproduced on his canvas
                                                                h dukh
                                                                           Kitne samay se
                                                     n
                                                                               n
                                                         Dharthi main
                                                     Gir chuke hai
                                                                               arere hai
                                       Kitne aansu
                                                                       Dherya  se
                                                                                      Bina jaane
                                                                    Atyachaar
                                                                Kitne suk
                                                 Desh ke
                                          Aapke
                                                                                  Jaane
                                              Mere
                                                                               Sah
                                                                                             S H Raza’s palette : Dev kaha hain  ‘Vickram ko snehh se’ Kyun nahi aate? He often spoke on his love and bond with India. T o him India was his karmabhumi, he felt charged with new thoughts when he was here. I remember once I asked him “Raza sahib aap kitne bindu banaye hain?” In an  awful  felt  and impertinence  my  at  shocked  was  I  koye”  na  dusra  gopal  girdhar  toh  “more  replied  he  instant at having asked him this question and all the way back from Paris to London I couldn't speak to myself.  religious
                                                                                               Inscribed by the artist  which  rangoli  to  onto  bindu  a  of  the  and  forth  humanity  for  a  for  searching



                  S H RAZA                                                                                      art  his compared  thought  abstract  sprang  life  which  puzzles  jigsaw  of  and  soul  your







                  RANGOLI OF                                                                           I don't remember when Mr. Raza and I became friends. It was a Guru-Shishya relationship; we would have long conversations on art and the philosophy of life. T o him his art was his offering to the gods, to humanity and to anyone who would ever get a chance to see his work. I once used the term the rangoli of S.H. Raza,  had  I  that humbled offering to the gods and to every guest that enters the home, this he said was the essence of his work. Raza  the translated  and  from  seed  the beginning,  array  larg











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                                                                                                                and  who  source  the infinite mantra, the soul of human existence.  skills  viewing  a journey that the viewer had to undertake himself.
                                                                                                                pleased  was     painterly  that


                                                                                                                really  philosopher  bindu  great  explained


                                                                                                                was  a  the      had
                                                                                                                he   was  him    Raza  once
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