Temple of Consciousness
Bronze, copper, clay, wood, recycled cardboard and paper, acrylic and spray paint, digital media.
Temples are regarded as places of worship but they are also gateways to consciousness. They are places of peace and tranquillity. They are vehicles for transition. They are sacred places in between worlds.
My work explores the idea that we are connected to everything and that everything is connected to us. We play a crucial role in the planet’s evolution in the same way as the planet impacts our own. I believe that it is our consciousness that is integral to our evolution as a species and determines our welfare and survival on the planet.
The Earth Goddess, known as Prithvi in Hinduism and Buddhism, is revered and honoured for attesting Buddha’s worthiness to attain enlightenment.
The audio is a meditation, which recites the Sanskrit name of each of the seven chakras.