Artist Mumbiram

Author Artist Mumbiram Artist Mumbiram has lived the life of a romantic classical painter. His becoming has been an aesthetic search, that was not along the trodden path laid out by art institutions. It has been a winding path of self-discovery where his passionate aesthetic integrity and his intense love for people and rasa were the only guiding lights. Artist Mumbiram outside his legendary studio - directly at the busy market place in Pune, India. “The personal realm is infinitely richer than the…

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Excellence in the Sanskrit to English Translation

Excellence in the Sanskrit to English TranslationThe Sanskrit language lends itself to choice of words that can create an interplay between sounds and meaning. Every language has unique cultural references and conventions built into it. Sanskrit has long tradition of associated cultures that evolved from the ancient Vedic right up to the late medieval.A translation has a certain readership in mind that belongs to a certain cultural milieu. This readership by all means has different expectations out of literature. Yet this readership may…

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Coming Soon: Deluges of Ecstasy

Deluges of Ecstasy Deluges of Ecstasy are very contemporary outpourings of ecstatic delusions in intimate friendship in the lofty ‘Prema Vivarta’ mood, verily a passionate Love Affair.This is an original work that Mumbiram had composed during his 12 year sojourn in America of the sixties and seventies. It is embellished with rare Rasa Art Masterpieces by the Author-Artist. One cannot help feeling that here Mumbiram is fulfilling Walt Whitman´s "Passage to India". The mystical energetic verses of the ‘Deluges of Ecstasy’, embellished with…

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Vrindavan Diaries

Vrindavan DiariesVol.IV "High Five of Love", Mumbiram & Party ebook233 pages 19 colour images of Masterpieces 6 line drawings by Artist MumbiramISBN: 978-3-943040-03-6PDF:  49 €[wp_cart_button name="Vrindavan Diaries, Vol.4 High Five of Love, Mumbiram & Party" price="49"] VRINDAVAN DIARIES gives us intimate accounts of happenings in the woods of Vrindavan, in the local Vraja dialect of Vrindavan. These folk-accounts that are passed on in oral traditions are traceable to Shri Rupa Gosvami’s early 16th century Sanskrit plays. Amazingly the basic story line loosely follows the plot…

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Jewel Box of Highest Secrets of True Love

Jewel-Box of Highest Secrets of  True LoveVol. III "High Five of Love", Mumbiram & Party ebook189 pages 30 Masterpieces by Artist MumbiramISBN: 978-3-943040-02-9PDF:  49 €[wp_cart_button name="Jewel-Box of Highest Secrets of True Love, Vol.3 High Five of Love, Mumbiram & Party" price="49"] JEWEL-BOX OF HIGHEST SECRETS OF TRUE LOVE is Artist Mumbiram’s English translation of an esoteric work by Vishvanath Chakravarti of the 17th century. This is Chakravarti’s most delightful original work: “Prema Samput” in Sanskrit.It unveils the sublime treasures of philosophy and aesthetics of True…

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A Brief Note about Rasa Theory

A brief Note about Rasa TheoryRasa Theory is about the qualitative shades and textures of emotions aroused in the personalities appearing in a work of art or literature as also the emotions that are aroused in the viewers or readers of such works. The nuances of such arousal of emotions as also the bodily and behavioural symptoms of such ecstatic states are the subject matter of Rasa Theory.Classical Rasa Theory of critical appreciation of art and literature recognizes eight moods of a woman…

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Five Songs of Rasa

Five Songs of RasaVol. I "High Five of Love", Mumbiram & Party ebook214 pages 19 colour images of Masterpieces 21 line drawings by Artist MumbiramISBN: 978-3-943040-00-5PDF:  49 €[wp_cart_button name="Five Songs of Rasa, Vol.1 High Five of Love, Mumbiram & Party" price="49"] “FIVE SONGS of RASA” is Artist Mumbiram’s English translation of the celebrated “Rasapanchadhyayi” from the Tenth Canto of Shri Vyasadeva’s authoritative work, Shrimad Bhagavatam in Sanskrit, composed nearly 5000 years ago.Shri Vyasdeva is also the composer of the four Vedas as well as the…

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