He fell madly in love with Leila, a girl from his same tribe. He wrote her poems describing his love and mentioning her name often. When he asked her hand in marriage her father refused making him go mad, thus the name Majnoon Leila. She later broke his heart by marrying another man. (Boo)

*This might probably be my most favorite painting so far, only because it was painted at Half Moon Bay public beach, my most favorite spot in Cali


Anonymous said...

Also first one without arms!

Love those kinda'-behind-the-scenes photos.

Lama Khayyat said...

Kind of yeah, Ghawaar had only one arm.

Good eye :)