Jyotish Novak, Nevada City Member Since February 2012 Artist Statement Jyotish Novak is a painter and a yogi. He, along with his wife, Devi, are the Spiritual Directors of Ananda Sangha, a worldwide association of meditation groups, centers, and communities. Jyotish paints primarily in oil and many of his paintings contain images that a spiritually meaningful. Mountains, the abode of ancient yogi's, suggest both aspiration and seclusion. The ocean symbolizes infinity, while waves often indicate the ego pulling away from infinity and then merging back into it. Jyotish's colors are vivid, bridging the gap between the material world and the astral or heavenly worlds of hightened senses. Ananda is based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda who is often depicted in Jyotish's paintings as a symbol of enlightened awareness.
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