Thursday, November 15, 2012

Secrets bursting inside me

Via Flickr:
I can't let you know
all the secrets
I can't open to you
all the doors
there is something inside
that makes me happy
but I can't put my finger
on its source

Rumi

Watercolor sketch
Vank Cathedral
Isfahan

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Friday, November 2, 2012

Naqshe jahan square (1)

Via Flickr:
Gheysarie entrance of Grand bazaar

Imam mosque (Shah Abbas mosque)

I will gradually share some of my plein air watercolor sketches that I have done recently.
You can find more about the Imam mosque and it's dome here:
www.urbansketchers.org/2012/05/shah-mosque-dome.html
Regerds, Behzad

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Hasht Behesht / Panoramic view

Hasht Behesht ("Eight Paradises") is a Safavid era palace in Isfahan with a very beautiful public garden.


Via Flickr:
Isfahan / Iran
Size: 9-50 Cm

Saturday, March 10, 2012

I will never leave this house of light..

I will never leave this house of light,
I will never leave this blessed town
for here I have found my love
and here I will stay for the rest of my life.
If this world turns into a sea of trouble
I will brave the waves and steer my mind's ship
to the safe shore of love.

If you are a seeker looking for profit go on
and may God be with you,
but I am not willing to exchange my truth,
I have found the heart and will never leave
this house of light.

Rumi: Hidden Music

Watercolor Painting/ 46-65 Cm
Isfahan/ Under the Ali Qapu palace

Friday, March 2, 2012

Be watchful...

Be watchful  by Behzad Bagheri
Be watchful , a photo by Behzad Bagheri on Flickr.

Be watchful
The grace of God appears suddenly. It comes without warning to an open heart..
Rumi

Watercolor Painting
46-62.5 Cm

Friday, February 24, 2012

Generation upon generation

This world and that world are forever giving birth:
every cause is a mother; the effect is born as a child.
When the effect was born, it too became a cause,
so that it might give birth to wondrous effects.
These causes follow generation upon generation,
but it takes a very well-illuminated eye
to see all the links in the chain.

Rumi