Material Universe

Klim, the Bija Akshara or seed syllable of Lord Krishna.

The first of four works which illustrate different aspects of Lord Krishna as given in various scriptures. Here, the syllable Klim depicts Krishna’s energy as described in the Gautamiya Tantra

“The Upanishads state that the universe was created from the syllable klim. Water was produced from the क, earth from the ल, fire from the ी, air from crescent ॅ, and ether from the dot ं.”

Gautamiya Tantra

Bijakshara Klim in Siddham script written in watercolor on paper with the bijaksharas of the 5 elements written in Devanagari script in gold within the letterform. 30 x 30 cm