You are invited to submit a creative expression inspired by Gurumayi's Message for 2019 to the Siddha Yoga path website.

As you explore Gurumayi's Message for 2019, you will begin to recognize how her Message manifests in your experience and in the world around you. As you go through your day, what do you notice that reflects or reminds you of Gurumayi's Message? We can make wonderfully insightful connections to Gurumayi's Message by paying attention with an alert mind and senses to our inner and outer environments. These connections often inspire our creativity.

You may submit your creative expressions to any of the four galleries listed below. The first three galleries will feature original works in various mediums that convey a clear connection with Gurumayi's Message for 2019.  The fourth gallery will feature original works together with shares about the creative process and how the creative expressions are related to Gurumayi's Message.

  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Photography
  • Sharing about Your Creative Expression

Once you submit your creative expression, it should not, for example, be used in any public manner such as on your personal or business website, business card, or similar contexts.

Please click on the links below for details about the three types of submissions.

Poetry

The collection of Poetry Inspired by Gurumayi's Message for 2019 will feature selected words of poetry.

  • You are welcome to submit one poem at a time.
    • Use a Microsoft Word document to submit your poetry.
    • Your poem can be up to 175 words.
    • You can write your poetry in a language other than English.
  • Please note that the poem must meet these criteria:
    • be original, created by you
    • not be displayed on the internet or published in any way
  • To submit your poetry, click on the link below.
Click here to submit your poetry

Photography and Art

The galleries Photography and Art Inspired by Gurumayi’s Message for 2019 will feature creative expressions of Siddha Yogis.

  • Photographic expressions include photographs of nature; images of objects; images of dance or movement; images of still life; and designs and other images created digitally.
  • Fine art expressions include paintings, drawings, sculptures, art installations, and mixed media.

Submission Details

  • You are welcome to submit up to two images at a time of your creative expressions.
    • Use a JPEG file format no larger than 2 MB in size for each image.
  • Please note that the images must meet these criteria:
    • be original, created by you
    • not be displayed on the internet or published in any way
    • not have personal or professional logos
  • To submit your images, click on the link below.
Click here to submit your image of nature, art and photography

Sharing about Your Creative Expression

You are invited to submit an experience share about the creative process you engaged in while creating your work of art. Your experience share may be featured together with your artwork in the gallery Siddha Yogis Sharing about Creating Expressions of Gurumayi's Message for 2019.

  • Share, in up to 175 words, how your artwork is related to Gurumayi's Message for 2019. Please consider the following questions when writing your share:
    • How did your study and practice of Gurumayi's Message for 2019 inspire your creative process?
    • How did creating this work of art benefit your sadhana or expand your understanding of Gurumayi's Message for 2019?
  • Please also submit a portrait photo of yourself. The photo is for reference and will not be published.
  • Click below to submit an image of your artwork, your experience share, and a photo of yourself.
Click here to submit your artwork and experiences