Nature is a Sixth Sense…

Nature and human nature are both synchronised. When I go to any natural place I find myself in a silent conversation with wind first. Wind collide with my ears and I can hear some notations of nature. That feelings are invaluable and we can fill our nature with it. That divine sound tells the story of its presence. 

Painting by me…

Earth is full of beauty wherever you go. Every country has the natural beauty that attract us.  Nature has its own abilities to understand our care, pronounce, love etc. The world is full of diversities with Languages, People, Nature and culture. Some have deep deserts where some countries have sounds of long rivers. Mountains with green forests are common in all countries and that’s the main source of Rivers and lakes. Which languages these Mountains and rivers understand.? I think Nature has the ability to hear us by the sixth sense. Nature can hear, see, tell us by the sixth sense. We also have that sixth sense in our life and it is Nature !! In India I know those many Natural places where a continuous conversation between nature and human nature. The monks in the cavity of Mountain Girnar and Himalayas converse with Nature by Mantras. Those Divine vibrations we can easily feel there. Those knowledgeable of Nature understand the moods of Nature. 

  When I went to a few countries I exchanged my money to local currency. It was very useful to me but not for the beautiful Nature that I saw. A tree or River has no use of those dollars or pounds. It needed a healthy conversation by caring, Loving and pronunciation of ‘vedic-mantras’. by  By the pronunciation of some mantras I felt those divine sounds that I always feel in my Country. 

The circle of nature is always the same and we can feel it everywhere.

“Aoum” Vrikshapurushay Namah…

Thank you so much.

©  Jigar Soni 

The stripped moments to achieve dreams…

Life is all about bringing needs and fulfil dreams.. Dreams that we see with open eyes. Todays we often find every other person who has not enough sleep to achieve their dreams. Someone is not being able to sleep due to stress or too much pending work. In my case, I can’t sleep early because of thinking about art, culture, writing etc. The most important thing is when we grow up and we apply that grown up ability in our daily life. Though needs are needs and we should achieve that. But by thinking about dreams with an open eyes are affects our sweet dreams of night. One night I was in a deep thinking about art. It was late at 2:AM and I couldn’t sleep for more than one hour. Suddenly, I sat on a swing, started swinging it and all the thoughts were stopped and I slept deeply in few minutes. 

Painting by Navin Soni(Bhuj-India) , “The Night”

Many times we think too much about our business, future and we forget to live in the present. A little child who has nothing to think about anything. Children sleep in cradle in a few seconds and someone who is matured needs the whole night. Insomnia is now we found more in adults than never and because they don’t stop their mind in positive  thinking or negative. Young adults and teenagers suffering from insomnia due to depression and smartphones. It’s a really serious matter that those young guys not taking enough sleep due to negative thoughts or depression and by that they damage their physical health after some years. Taking a sleeping tablets are really harmful to our minds and we damaged our memory by that. Everyone who is suffering from insomnia should try a hammock or cradle which was our first connection of sleep!

Sometimes being a little child creates a great maturity for living a life.  

©  Jigar Soni

Art is your Inner world…

Any Art is a subject of learning first. Any performer is first a learner than anything else. To learn something, one should have a large inner world. Many newcomers are not accepting those basic things from their mentors and they struggle a lot in future. An artist should be concerned about inner world than the outer world

Before few years, my father went to one painting exhibition in Mumbai. A big place and many well known artists came there for an inauguration. Some artists introduce my father to well known artists who has a big name in modern and contemporary art. During that time they had very healthy talk about abstract art and realism.From one of those artists criticised my father for his look.He told that Soniji, you don’t look like an artist with your simple formal dress and style. You should have some long beard, different hair style or dress like kurta-pajamas.?? He then pointed to a few artists who had some different hairstyles, different beard, some had ear rings. Look, every artist has some style for their looks. You don’t look different or Artist and you look like a layman !! My father politely answered that sir, here every artist has their special outlook where I am a simple man with only a formal wear..Am I look different from you all…?? 

Everything in art is an impression from your inner world. A look of any artist depends on his/her style of painting if they deeply involved in art…

A painting is an exterior look of any artist, they don’t need to paint themselves with different styles.
Thank you So much.

©  Jigar Soni

The circle of Life…

Our life is generally divided into those three parts. A one is playing, the other is making and then retiring. Mostly, we think about the future and we work hard to make better than present. Hopes are with us always and there is no end of it. A top businessman always thinks about being with same flow till to the end of his life. An employee always look for the promotions, Where an artist always think about a better creation.!Life never stops from all these. We are covered with some responsibilities, Wishes and lots of hopes. Parents wants his son get married with a good girl and then should have a child within a few years, then grandchild’s study, his/her career etc.. Life is not always beats on a same rhythm. Sometimes we succeed to achieve and sometimes we are short of achieving enough from our perspective.   

Painting by Navin Soni(Bhuj), Title – A Wish

  

Life is a sea of wishes and hopes. But we manage to fill our life with those water puddles besides us.
It is not about reacting those blank spaces, its’ for satisfying with filled spaces.

Painting of the earth…

When we wake up in the morning we find the lights coming into the room. We see different angles which are paintings of everyday. Lights are the main source to create a painting for artist and nature. Lights giving vision to an artist and and every element being visible. From the beginning of this world when lights started to land on earth, the beautiful painting had been created. Every morning sun always ready to give vision to the world and we can see those colours changing on ground with the different source of lights.

Painting By Navin Soni(Bhuj)


We can see horizontal lines on the sea and land because of the visual capacity of us but actually it’s the difference of those two elements.!? Nature never created lines, its’ invented by the humans. Every tree that firstly grown naturally and where it stopped growing, humans draw the lines!! 

 By the long vision we finds the reflections of the sky in every element and uncleared lines. This circular composition of nature remains forever. It’s always depends on the humans that how we keep a rhythm of that painting.

Thank you so much.


© Jigar Soni


Smoke of Economic growth…

   Yesterday, I received one message from my friend about  economic growth. A CEO of Euro Bank Ltd. told something different about GDP and economic health. He said that cyclist is a disaster for the country’s economy… !! He does not buy car, no loan for that,no insurance, no fuel, no need of servicing and repairs, no parking fees.? Though they are healthy but they are not helpful to boost economic health of the country.. !!  I have a different mindset for that because a cyclist has good health, reduce air pollution and noise pollution, less expensive, without fuel, no extra services, more uses of public transports for far destinations. Though I am not used to go with cycle but I should do that first.. !

painting by me.

Few countries in Europe are very famous for the cyclists. Netherlands is most favourite in the list. Many other countries are following and they prevent nature by maintaining those non-economic factors really well. They have enough natural resources with purity. I think GDP  or economic growth should not be calculated by unnecessary expenses but by the healthy growth of nature. In future, this non economic growth will be more important when less availability of pure natural resources.Many developing countries are struggling to provide enough basic needs  to their citizens and they need more concern to get a clean water, pure air, good food, etc.

 Our Life is based more with those non economic relations than purchasing power of us and it will remain like that always..

Thank you so much.
Jigar Soni

A hidden horizon and calculated sky..

This is the 21st century.The global world is now connected online.Everything is now easily available at your doorstep. Only calmness is not available online, but we need to earn it.

Recently, I went to Mumbai which is a financial capital of India. Mumbai is called the city of dreams and everyday so many people come to achieve their dreams. From the last ten years, I have been observing this city very deeply and now I can read that struggle on the faces. It was said that Mumbai a ‘Running-city’, but now we can feel that it’s short of breath..!?

I had been there in the market area which was very crowded and lots of noise of traffic. Everyone was in a hurry and I could not see the way where we gone through..  I could see the tall buildings in making and couldn’t see the sky behind that !! I found a hidden horizons by that vertical World. After that tiring day, the night was really peaceful.  I went to the seashore and by seeing those horizons I find myself very relaxed. I think that tall buildings are good to see with an excitement but we can see that for a while and we should put down our eyes. where horizons are always gives calmness to us and one can see or feel continuously for a long time.

  Cities should not be known for the tall buildings but from the locations like lakes,greenbelt, gardens, seashores etc. Thank you so much
Jigar Soni.

Eyes can’t be hidden by the mask.

Before few years, I went to one inauguration function where lots of well known personalities had been there. After all the welcome speeches, one very famous person gave his speech on that special occasion. He spoke about that special event and human relations.People listened to him and they got tears in their eyes. When he completed his speech, people gave a standing ovation to him.

Painting by Navin Soni (Bhuj)

After a few days later, one of our close friends went to his house for another invitation. He wanted to invite for a speech on that special occasion. He welcomed him and they sat on a well furnished sofas. An old woman came in the drawing room and served a water to both. Then he told that old woman to go inside with the hint. They talked and confirmed about a fees he generally charges for a speech. When my friend left his home, he indirectly known that an old woman was his mother.?!! A friend was very surprised to see a difference of that personality. He cancelled that event and later he organised an event with different perspectives.

Some Relations are not the slave of your mask, they are identifications of eyes from life to death.

Thank you so much

© Jigar Soni

Fast of a fast-world..

One day ,we went to a gathering of friends and relatives. A dinner organised there. Varieties of food items available and everyone was busy to full their dishes by putting every food item into it. I found that another counter with some chips and other items.. almost eight items were there on that counter.. After sometime one friend met us and they went to that different counter and took most food items in his dish. I got that a counter was for food who had a fast on that day and they were eating more than fast-food. It was food of fast and eat like fast-food. That friend came to us and told that it was his “fast day” with a smile. I was surprised to see that the quantity of food he was taken to his dish!?. In the end, he left some food and happily had a fast.

Painting by me.

So many times I have seen like this and having a question that what is important??. Doing fast like that or having a perfect lunch after delivering food to poor people who can’t afford that? I think, one who deliver food for poor people has no need to do any fast. Some organisations does a great job without any trademarks of religion. They know and apply a religion of human.

Thank you so much.

©  Jigar Soni

Fairs of Religious creeds..

A one man walked in the search of truth. Some people followed him. By the time, those people created  group and that main voyager appointed as a leader. A group became larger and they built a building for devotees and group members. Suddenly a Religion converted into religious community or creed. A one man, who walked in search of the truth and apply that in his life was forgotten and the group had been established with useless transactions.?! After the death of that person, his followers made a temple of him and everyone made a different interpretations of his speech.

Painting by Navin R Soni

Today, there are lots of religious communities with temples and shops. It is like a fairs of religious creeds. They have their different rides to feel dizzy and after that ride we should have that balance to be on the ground of reality. I think Religion was never a thing of those useless  transactions, but it’s about to create that coordination between humans and nature. Thank you so much.

© Jigar Soni