Hanuman, Leaping With Devotion

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Angeles Moreno / 2011 / Acrylic on reclaimed wood panel / 12x 24 inches Hanuman, together with Ganesha and Garuda, is one of the three major Hindu deities with animalistic physical features. Believed to be an avatar of Lord Shiva, Hanuman is worshiped as a symbol of physical strength, perseverance and devotion. Hanuman’s tale in the epic Ramayana – where …

Lotus Añjali Mudra A

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Angeles Moreno / 2010 / Acrylic on canvas / 24 x 24 inches Añjali = “offering”, “to honour or celebrate” / Mudra = “seal”, “sign”. In Añjali Mudra, the hands are held together over the chest, often accompanied by the word “Namaste” as a respectful salutation meaning: “I bow to the divinity within you from the divinity within me.” The …

The Flower of Life & The Five Platonic Solids

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Angeles Moreno / 2011 / Acrylic on canvas / 36 x 48 inches The Flower of Life, representing the laws and proportions for everything that’s manifested. The Platonic solids feature prominently in the philosophy of Plato for whom they are named: Tetrahedron, Cube, Octahedron, Dodecahedron, Icosahedron.

Lotus Añjali Mudra B

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Angeles Moreno / 2011 / Acrylic on canvas / 24 x 24 inches Añjali = “offering”, “to honour or celebrate” / Mudra = “seal”, “sign”. In Añjali Mudra, the hands are held together over the chest, often accompanied by the word “Namaste” as a respectful salutation meaning: “I bow to the divinity within you from the divinity within me.” The Lotus Flower symbolizes the journey of …

Ashtanga Primary Series

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Angeles Moreno / 2009 / Acrylic on canvas / 60.5 x 72 inches Original Artwork donated to Downtown Yoga Shala (on permanent exhibition) Ashtanga = “eight aspects yoga”: the path of complete spiritual development: moral codes, self-purification / study, posture, breath control, sense control, intention, meditation and contemplation. The first or Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga in the Tradition of …

Sun Salutation B / Surya Namaskara Kha

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Angeles Moreno / 2009 / Acrylic on canvas / 48 x 12 inches Original Artwork donated to Downtown Yoga Shala (on permanent exhibition) The Sun Salutation or “salute to the sun” (Surya Namaskara in Sanskrit) is a series of postures performed in a single, graceful flow; coordinated with the breath. Its origins lie in India where they worship Surya, the …

Moon Salutation / Chandra Namaskhara

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Angeles Moreno / 2010 / Acrylic on canvas / 48 x 12 inches Original Artwork donated to Downtown Yoga Shala (on permanent exhibition) The Moon Salutation is a series of postures performed in a single, graceful flow; coordinated with the breath. Whereas the Sun represents the masculine (yang) energy, the moon represents the feminine (yin) energy: cooling, balancing, introspective. AVAILABLE …

Flower of Light

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Angeles Moreno / 2013 / Acrylic on reclaimed wood panel / 7.25 x 11 inches Artwork inspired by the Miracle of Life and new beginnings. The lotus flower, a strong symbol of humanity meaning creation and rebirth, it was also a symbol of the sun, because at nightfall it closes and goes beneath the water and at dawn it climbs …

Tree Poses / Vrkasana

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Angeles Moreno / 2009 / Acrylic on canvas / 36 x 12 inches Vrkasana is a balance pose shown here in its variations. Three lines of energy proceeding from the straight leg, the spine and the bent knee. AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

Chakras: Energy Centers of the Body

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Angeles Moreno / 2009 / Acrylic on canvas / 20 x 20 inches From top to bottom: 7. Crown: Sahasrara (top of the head) / Nothingness 6. Third Eye: Ajna (forehead, between the eyes) / Supreme Element 5. Throat: Vishuddha (throat and neck area) / Ether 4. Heart: Anahata (centre of chest/ Air 3. Solar Plexus: Manipura (navel area) / …