Sacred art – El arte sagrado


 
The purpose of all sacred art is to confront man with a symbolic representation of his own perfection, which he is seeking to bring from virtuality to actuality.
 
Martin Lings – Symbol and Archetype
 
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El propósito de todo arte sagrado es el de confrontar al hombre con una representación simbólica de su propia perfección, la cual él trata de convertir de lo virtual a lo actual.
 
Martin Lings – Símbolo y arquetipo

About amartingarcia

General surgeon (retired). Studied Western philosophy at U of Toronto. Afterwards interest turned to advaita vedanta and non-duality for past 20 yrs, plus a long interlude in Sufism coinciding with that period. Now contributing in ’Advaita Vision’ with regular posts and discussions.
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