ISKCON devotee, monk, and artist Haridas Thakur Das displayed a collection of astounding artwork of painting of His Divine Grace, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada at one of India’s most prestigious Jehangir Art Gallery from 15 – 22 March 2022. The inauguration of the art exhibition was followed by a grand launch of the book “Illustrations and Illuminations” by Haridas Thakur Das. The inauguration took place in presence of many esteemed guests, dignitaries, and senior devotees including Narasimha Caitanya Das, Devakinandan Das, Braja Hari Das, KrsnaChandra Das, Yash Birla, Nisha Jamwal, Saurabh Pandey, and many more. The inauguration was followed by a live video talk by Radhanath Swami.
In his stunning paintings, Haridas Thakur das is able to capture life in his subjects in such a vivid way, they almost come across as photography. He captures realism in his paintings so vividly one feels that they are in the presence of Srila Prabhupada himself.