Calligraphy or something like it...

For the love of words and colors ! ~Beant K Dhillon~
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Sun charkhe di mitthi mitthi kooke… (Listening to the soft call of the spinning wheel…)

Pehlaan aap khuda ne ishq kita (First of all, God fell in love himself…)
from one of my favorite sufi couplets

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Another sufi poem by Bulleh shah. Drawing ink and markers on paper.

"Haji lok makke nu jaande, Asan jaana takht hazaare."

(Pilgrims go towards Mecca to pray, but I (Heer - Ranjha’s lover), want to go to Takht Hazara -the birthplace of my beloved (Ranjha), for pilgrimage.

My first post to cross a 100 notes!!! Yay :) and thank you!

(via komalii-samra)

Aaj jaane ki zid na Karo ( Don’t insist on leaving today) … I think I have done this one before. Acrylics on paper.

<p>Kadi aa mil yaar pyaarya (come and see me some time, my dear).- Sufi poem by Bulleh Shah.</p> <p>The biggest canvas I ever painted :), yippie!

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Warming up after almost a month: Sufi poem by Bulleh Shah.

"Piya piya karte humi piya huwey,
Ab piya kis nu kahiye”

I called out for my beloved so much that I myself have become the beloved. Who should I call out to now?

Listening to the song ‘Husna’ from coke studio ….beautiful! … The song I mean, the composition could be better :)

Sundays :D

Suits the strange mood of today, with conversations about meetings and fear of goodbyes…

Bulleh shah’s Sufi poem

"Kade aa mil yaar pyareya" ( My dear darling friend, please, come and see me some time.)

'Aye Rangrez mere' - Hindi song: Thread painting with ink in the background and fiber tip marker.

"Rang itna gehra tera ki jaan-o-jigar tak ko bhi rang de"

(Your color is so deep that it even colors my heart and soul)

Another version of the sufi poem by Bulleh shah. Drawing ink, acrylics, oil paints, gouache, water color, and markers on paper. - used almost everything in my toolbox :)

See the other version here http://beantcalligraphy.tumblr.com/post/71303212527/another-sufi-poem-by-bulleh-shah-drawing-ink-and
“Haji lok makke nu jaande, Asan jaana takht hazaare.”
(Pilgrims go towards Mecca to pray, but I (Heer - Ranjha’s lover), want to go to Takht Hazara -the birthplace of my beloved (Ranjha), for pilgrimage.

Another sufi poem by Bulleh shah. Drawing ink and markers on paper.

"Haji lok makke nu jaande, Asan jaana takht hazaare."

(Pilgrims go towards Mecca to pray, but I (Heer - Ranjha’s lover), want to go to Takht Hazara -the birthplace of my beloved (Ranjha), for pilgrimage.

Finally a Punjabi composition :), Bulleh shah’s qaafi (poem)
Vehde aa wad mere (Step into my courtyard). - for a dear dear friend, hopefully she won’t see it before I gift it to her!

Hello all,

I am looking for Hindi/Punjabi/Indian blogs to follow, especially poetry, shayari, sufism, visual/graphic arts, etc. - to use as inspiration for my calligraphy. Drop me a line if you have or know of such a blog. You don’t need to follow me, just like/reblog this post.

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"Bullah, Ki jaana main kaun " - (Bullah, what do I know who I am.)
From a Sufi poem (qaafi) by Bulleh Shah (Gurmukhi script)