Hamsa~


The Hamsa birds that helped many cross strange oceans, now fluttering in the sea wild and angry. Let your wound heal with a swim in calmer waters, let the struggle make you fierce like water- one of its moods that astonished many.'

 

Hamsa or Hans is a bird repeatedly mentioned in Indian Mythology, art and literature. The migratory bird is often depicted as a symbol of spirituality and harmony and is connected to the earth's elements- it can walk on land, swim in the water and fly in the sky.

 

Artwork for 'Recover. Rebuild. Restore' blog-an online art-based healing campaign for Chennai floods (2015)

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