The Teaching of Hazrat Inayat Khan

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In India fifty years ago there was an artist, the brother of the Maharaja of Travancore. After having read the sacred traditions of the Hindus, he wondered if it would not be a wise thing to reproduce these legends and stories in the realm of art. So he devoted all his life to this idea, and made perhaps twenty or thirty pictures of the ancient traditions. Since that time India has understood and appreciated its ancient spiritual traditions far better than ever before. By expressing the sacred traditions in the form of art he brought a new outlook and a new spiritual message to the people of India. This shows how much more effect art can have upon people if a spiritual idea is embodied in it.