Dashmesh Pita – Guru Gobind Singh ji

$59.99$2499.99

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 become warm ourselves.

Clear
SKU: DPGGS

Artist's Notes

“When He comes to mind, I am in supreme bliss.”

– Guru Arjun Dev ji (Guru Granth Sahib, 1141)

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 become warm ourselves.

The Guru teaches us to –
ਜਾਲਿ ਮੋਹੁ ਘਸਿ ਮਸੁ ਕਰਿ ਮਤਿ ਕਾਗਦੁ ਕਰਿ ਸਾਰੁ ॥
ਭਾਉ ਕਲਮ ਕਰਿ ਚਿਤੁ ਲੇਖਾਰੀ ਗੁਰ ਪੁਛਿ ਲਿਖੁ ਬੀਚਾਰੁ ॥
ਲਿਖੁ ਨਾਮੁ ਸਾਲਾਹ ਲਿਖੁ ਲਿਖੁ ਅੰਤੁ ਨ ਪਾਰਾਵਾਰੁ ॥੧॥
Burn attachment to persons and materials and let this be your ink, let your intelligent mind be the paper.
Let love be the pen, let one-pointed consciousness be the scribe, and then ask the Guru for his wisdom and write down what he says.
On your mind-paper, write His name and His praises again and again, keep writing this. – Guru Nanak Dev (Guru Granth Sahib, 16)

He also tell us the result –
ਅੰਤਰਿ ਰਾਮ ਰਾਇ ਪ੍ਰਗਟੇ ਆਇ ॥ ਗੁਰਿ ਪੂਰੈ ਦੀਓ ਰੰਗੁ ਲਾਇ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥
Inside me the light of the supreme king Ram has appeared, ever since the perfect guru has inspired me to love Him. – Guru Arjun Dev (Guru Granth Sahib, 1141)

Radiant Guru

Radiant Guru

Ram is that force that animates everything, He is the supreme consciousness, Akal Purakh, and it is through consciousness that we know consciousness and it is through consciousness that we know the moon and the stars, the physical, conceptual and spiritual forms. A Guru is someone who brings that consciousness to a higher level. Guru Sahib charges up our cold dim light into an intense bright light; he empowers us. He teaches us how to become receptive to the supreme consciousness so that we learn to see it inside. When we become receptive to Ram, we see Him inside us, and when we see Ram inside, we can’t help but feel immense bliss and we call out His name again and again.

These teachings are embedded into the painting in symbolic representations. Perhaps that’s why this painting is huge – it is seven feet tall – or perhaps Guru Sahib’s larger than life personality requires a larger than life portrait!

A Closer Look

Kalgi and Farla

Kalgi and Farla

This is a puratan dumalla. At that time, sikhs tied dumalla very differently from how we tie dumalla nowadays. The slanted wraps were common in turbans during Guru Sahib’s time.
Think of dumalla as an organism that has evolved over many centuries. The earliest form of the dumalla was worn by our gurus and this dumalla then evolved during the period of Sikh Raj and British Raj into what it is today. Due to centuries of evolution, the earliest form of dumalla looks nothing like the modern one.

Flower Necklace

Flower Necklace


The King of Kings, Guru Sahib wears jewelry similar to other Mughal and Rajput kings of his time. He has a goldeng kalgi with red and white pearls, and a heron’s plume embedded with more pearls. He wears different necklaces made of pearls, gold and expensive stones.

Product Information

Your Prints

With your prints, you get colours as fresh and vibrant as Bhagat's original paintings. They are so highly detailed that you will discover new details in the print every time you look to admire it. They will not fade or decay so you get a piece that you can treasure your whole life.

On top of all that they bring strength, character and radiance into your home.

Premium Gloss Canvas

The finest and most desirable of Bhagat's prints is the Premium Gloss Canvas.

Premium Canvases look like original oil paintings when combined with Bhagat's unique painting style and the painterly texture of the canvas. In addition to their rich colours, they capture the essence of what Bhagat paints.

Premium Canvases have an elegant and regal look to them that is simply timeless. Not only do they look beautiful but they can also be cherished for generations and passed down as family heirlooms.

In addition, these Canvas prints are carefully hand-stretched around wooden bars and ready to be displayed right out of the box. We also include a hanging kit with your Premium Canvas. So together it makes the whole displaying process completely hassle-free for you!

Ultrasmooth Fine Art Paper

This Fine Art paper is specifically designed for home-owners looking to display high-quality paintings in their homes. It is acid-free, lignin-free, free of all the substances that make paper deteriorate. So Ultrasmooth Fine Art Paper lasts a extremely long time. They can be cherished for generations. Together with its rich and vibrant colours, Ultrasmooth Fine Art Paper is the ideal choice of paper for your prints.

Enhanced Matte Paper

Our standard paper option, Enhanced Matte, is highly superior to cheap poster paper. It displays radiant colours and is long lasting. In quality, it is surpassed only by Ultrasmooth Fine Art Paper and Premium Gloss Canvas.

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Dashmesh Pita – Guru Gobind Singh ji”

You may also like…