Born in 1956 in Rajkot, Punjab, India, Sidharths mother inculcated in him a spirit of connection with nature and the divine. He started painting signboards while still at school. He learned the skilled art of creating murals and friezes from Tara Mason, skilled master craftsmen of the area in Punjab. He not only meditated on the tenets of Buddhism but also learnt the highly esoteric and formal religio-magical art of the Thangka painting technique from the Tibetan monks. His artistic journey continued and he went to Sweden where he observed and practiced western artistic traditions seen in the canvases, frescoes and windows of churches and museums Five-year diploma in painting from college of art Chandigarh His works have been acquired by the Indian Government Museum, the British Council in Delhi, the Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi; the British, Mexican and Swedish Ambassadors; the Düsseldorf Museum; Heda, Sweden and several industrial groups in India and abroad.
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