Saturday, April 10, 2010
THE BLUE MERMAID/ mermaid art from 2010/ mixed media DIGITAL ART/ with comments on the mythological correlations of terms relating to Vilasa, the ecstasy of the Apsaras, and the mermaid Vila of the Ionian Sea
by Eric Whollem
mixed media digital art
Copyright by the artist.
Vilasa, the Ecstasy of the Apsaras
Vilasa, in the Sanksrit language means "ecstasy."
The term is usually applied to the Apsaras, who swim
in the mist of the Gandharvas, the Celestial Musicians.
The mermaid's ecstasy is Vilasa.