Ed O’Brien Mural at HGRD

October 5, 2016 |

Ed O’Brien studied a unique form of fresco paintings in the 1930’s – an artistic technique that’s not very well known today. The fresco is painted in layers in such a way that, as the paint ages, the mural will take on the characteristics of stained glass. In 1959, Ed went to Mexico City to the Basilica and saw the Guadalupe. He had a great religious experience there, and, in order to share his religious experience, he decided to dedicate his life to painting Our Lady of Guadalupe. It was a spiritual mission for him. He would be guided to different places to paint murals and he always included Our Lady of Guadalupe in those murals. Ed did paintings in churches all over the United States. And then he came to New Mexico.

Read: "Ed O’Brien’s Mural at Hacienda de Guru Ram Das"

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December 21, 1995 |

The Siri Singh Sahib (Yogi Bhajan) said about his work: “This man was able to do what I could never do; he accurately told the history of this world in his painting, and perfectly predicted the events of man up to 5,000 years into the future. O’Brien will be known in the history of man from this time forth and books will be written on his works. Pilgrimages will be made to see his murals and the power of his faith captured in paint.” 

Read: "Mural at Siri Singhasan e Khalsa Gurdwara, Espanola, New Mexico"

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