The Art of the Holy Faces

Religious devotion is expressed in different ways across the world. Humans fantasize in the way they worship their divine. They allocate all their energy and creativity in order to build exotic monuments, statues, icons, etc...

Other than the art of architecture which is different in every religion, they differentiate themselves in the way they design their clothing or do their haircuts.

What attracted me about the Sadhus, the Hindu holy men, is the way they paint their faces. This ritual is called Tilak which is the forehead, it is the place of the third eye or the eye of wisdom.

The paintings come in different shapes and color combinations to symbolize the deity they devoted themselves to.

At the end, I believe art & design are an essential part of the human evolution since the beginning of our time. It also plays a main role in how people worship their supreme power.

You may also like

MENA Cristal Poster
August, 2012
ZAIN Telecom Social Media Ads
May, 2014
Freshvery Website
January, 2014
Various Logos 3
August, 2016
Arab National Bank Ads
November, 2014
August, 2017
GGI Rebranding
December, 2011
Random Photography
June, 2012
TV Commercials
September, 2012
Ewaan Corporate Brochure
May, 2012
Back to Top