a great painter was asked by a king to execute a huge fresco on
the wall of his Durbar Hall, a scene from the Mahabharatha battle.
came and asked for permission to execute a fresco on the opposite
wall. He said he would within the same period prepare on his wall
an equally grand fresco, in fact an exact replica of the other
in spite of a curtain being hung in between the walls.
On the date fixed for
the opening of the frescoes to be seen by the king the curtain
was removed. The king was amazed to find an exact copy of the
same scene from the Mahabharatha battle down to the minutest detail
of lines and curves, tints and tilts, light and shade. The king
questioned him as to how he could do it.
The artist said that
he had not used any brush or paint. What he did was thoroughly
polish the wall assigned to him. He polished the wall in such
a way that it shone like a mirror. So the duplicate fresco was
only a reflection of the original.
we have to cleanse our mind and make it pure so that God’s
sublime grandeur and beauty may be reflected in our heart.