Inadvertent naturalistic calligraphic tendencies of literati colour-field non-figuration whose outcomes exemplify not the expression of the individual or its cult but serve the collective documentation, curation and advancement of ascetic-arts knowledge.

A twofold approach

My research by this period had adopted a twofold approach combining academic research and creative writing, on the one hand, with conjectural investigation and practical application of the actual methods of painting themselves, on the other hand. And in accord with Laubies' painterly approach, it was an absolute imperative to find and inhabit a relatively isolated place in India conducive to imbuing ones aesthetic being with the natural setting's superlative qualities. It was essentially a form of aesthetic yoga where the actual work, be it textual or painted, was effectively constructed as a temple of divinity. Through yogic concentration, purity, and grace one beckoned divinity to enter the temple.

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