Sri Chinmoy: "When I draw a bird, I think of the soul - new creation, new hope, new promise, new peace, new bliss and new perfection on earth."
Following are some of Sri Chinmoy's observations on his bird drawings...
When people look at the bird-drawings, they feel a sense of peace. What more can I offer to humanity ?
Birds have a very special significance; they embody freedom. We see a bird flying in the sky, and it reminds us of our own inner freedom.
Inside each of us there is an inner existence we call the soul.
The soul, like a bird, flies in the sky of Infinity. The birds we see flying in the sky remind us of our own soul-bird flying in the sky of Infinity. While looking at the birds, feel that you yourself are a bird; you are your soul-bird flying in the sky of infinite light, infinite peace and infinite bliss....