An artist’s rendering of insurrectionists marching on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Original illustration by Palash Das. © 2021 Svevak LLC. All rights reserved.

The Question


Mahatma Gandhi leading protestors in 1930 to free India from British rule and their many oppressive laws, including the Salt Tax. Inset: Mahatma Gandhi imprisoned for sedition by the British invaders of the South Asian subcontinent (India). Original illustration by Palash Das. © 2021 Svevak LLC. All rights reserved.

The Question


Photo modified from a still of Season 2 Episode 6 (S2E6) of Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, showing the actors Kapil Talwalkar and John Clarence Stewart. © 2021 NBCUniversal Media, LLC. All rights reserved.

A Powerful Combination: Emotion, Humor, and Music!


World map showing a selection of diverse ecological ethnicities. Original illustration by Palash Das and Maya Svevak. © 2021 Svevak LLC. All rights reserved.

The Question

The Facts


Original artwork by Maya Svevak and Palash Das. © 2021 Svevak LLC. All rights reserved.

How it works


The four paths of sanātana dharma (also known as Hinduism), based on the four interpretations of the concept of Shakti, the female creative power (middle). Clockwise from top left: the path of knowledge (gyāna yoga), the path of meditation (dhyāna yoga), the path of devotion (bhakti yoga), and the path of action (karma yoga). Original illustrations by Amalesh Das. © 2020 Svevak LLC. All rights reserved.

Set in the background of a women’s rights protest in the United States in the 1970s, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is shown from left to right: in the 1970s when she argued seminal cases on gender equality in front of the US Supreme Court, in 2016 at the Temple Emanu-El Skirball Center in New York City, and after being appointed to the US Supreme Court as only the second female Justice. Original illustrations by Palash Das. © 2020 Svevak LLC. All rights reserved.


Chadwick Boseman as Thurgood Marshall from the 2017 movie Marshall with the fictitious capital of Wakanda from the 2018 movie Black Panther in the background. Original illustration by Amalesh Das. © 2020 Svevak LLC. All rights reserved.


Original illustration by Amalesh Das. © 2020 Svevak LLC. All rights reserved.

Maya Svevak

Maya Svevak is an activist, artist, and author. She writes both non-fiction and fiction and is the creator of the universe of Svevi Avatar. www.mayasvevak.com

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