I didn't know the ancient Vedic chant, but it's given me goose bumps, as they say. Memories...
TY! & I'm so glad you loved the poem. Renoir was a little bit concerned by what I was up to, but when I pointed out that he had left that ONE EMPTY SPACE in the painting, he said he figured I had a point ... but he's still miffed by Picasso.
I promised not to put Bruce's nose in the wrong place.
Take care, Happy Spring -