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“Patiently meditate on the virtues of Guru Arjun Dev ji.” – Kavi Kalya ji (Guru Arjun Dev ji, 1407) When I was painting Guru Arjun Dev ji, I meditated a lot on his qualities. Initially my meditation was quite shallow to be honest. I didn’t really feel much. The history of his martyrdom felt cold […]
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After defeating Harnakash’s army, Narsingh ji battled with Harnakash and then ripped him apart with his claws. Narsingh ji was so scary that Prahlaad ji could not face him and look at him. Prahlaad ji however recognized that it was God. His love for God, his bhagati overpowered his fear, and he fell at the […]
On the day of Vaisakhi, 1699, Guru Gobind Singh ji did the initiation ceremony a little differently. He called for his devoted sikhs to give up their life. From the shocked crowd, one brave man got up and offered his head to Guru Sahib. He bowed down and performed the namahskar to Guru Sahib with […]
Guru Nanak Dev ji nourishes our soul the way the sun nourishes the trees, plants and all the greenery in the painting. He brings peace to our hearts and gives us wholesome rest in this tiresome world.
Hari Singh Nalwa was a great general of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s kingdom of Punjab. At a young age, while on a hunting trip, he was attacked by a tiger. With his bare hands, he pushed back the tiger, drew his sword and decapitated the beast. He was known for his excellent swordsmanship and chivalry, and […]
Bhagat Singh’s newest Fantasy Painting called – ‘Blind Chakram on Howdah’ – is a story of two Nihangs defending their Temple from blood-thirsty demons, storming through the demon hordes atop their enraged four-tusked elephant.
Pita Mehta Kalu ji looks at newly born Baby Nanak’s face, in a peaceful and serene trance state, holding him in his hands for the first time. In this painting, I wanted to paint a portrait of Mehta Kalu ji, keeping the main focus on Pita ji, while also showing the light of Guru Nanak […]
In this painting, Sant Jarnail Singh ji Bhindranwale defends himself against the attacks by the Indian army, who had brought in tanks in order to break through the fortifications put up by Sant Jarnail Singh ji. It was a tragic event that occured in June 1984, where many lost their lives, including the innocent pilgrims […]
The body is Hari Mandir, the temple of Hari. He created it and dwells within it. Through the Guru’s teachings, those who connect to Hari within, are merged into him. Bhagat’s spiritual painting depicts the radiant Golden Temple under the bright full moon and cool night sky. Amongst the hustle and bustle of the impatient […]
Bhai Kanhaiya ji is famous for doing seva of injured soldiers by feeding them water and bandaging their wounds. He did not differentiate between Sikhs and Mughals. When asked why he served the Mughals, he responded that he saw the Guru in all beings. From the Beginning Five years ago, in 2011, I painted a […]
The central theme of my show was about the qualities embedded in our multi-faceted Sikh History, which is a history of warriors and saints. I dive deep into this blood-filled history and I meditate on Ram Nam so that my artwork embodies and emphasizes both of these qualities of Vir Ras and Sant Ras, Warrior […]
Super Sikh’s inner qualities include – protector of loved ones, strong and calm, and his outer qualities include – turban, beard and weapons. Once I saw these qualities in Super Sikh, I became inspired to paint him. I love to paint characters that have these warrior-saint qualities, those are the best kind. Vacuum of Strong […]
In Shaivism, Shiv ji is Mahadev, the Supreme God. He is Sada Shiv, ever-present, pure consciousness, the beginning and end of all things. He is the personification of great peace and great terror in different forms. Trip to India I had been doing sketches of Shiva or Shiv ji as I like to call him, […]
Newest Release My newest painting depicting Dashmesh Pita – Guru Gobind Singh ji – is a reminder that through the Guru’s teachings we can illuminate the darkness in the mind. In this painting, Dashmesh Pita reflects Akal Purakh’s light, the way the moon reflects the sun, and when we bathe in Guru Sahib’s warmth, we […]
With galloping horses, kicking up dirt and debris, Baba Banda Singh ji Bahadur and his Singhs surround the cruel Wazir Khan and aim their spears at him! Wazir Khan’s horse is slain and falls to the ground, representing the fall of Sirhind, and he is forced to defend himself as he collapses to the hard […]
When Bhagat lets his imagination run loose, the result is badass warriors with hugeass turbans that look damn cool! Each painting tells its own story and a whole new universe comes into being. Inspired by Sikh aesthetics, these Fantasy Paintings are hand-painted by Bhagat, capturing years of day-dreaming in science classes. Akali Chief – Beware […]
To celebrate Guru Ramdas ji’s birthday, I have created a small, humble painting based on one of Guru Ramdas ji’s shabad. In his shabad, Guru Ramdas ji expresses the feeling of pain from being separated from Waheguru and yearning for Him with much thirst and much pain. I wanted to capture this emotional, contemplative moment […]