Mahirwan Mamtani is painter, graphic and multimedia artist. He grew up in India, studied there and moved 1966 to Germany, where he had been awarded a scholarship by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) to study painting at the Kunstakademie. Since that time he lives and works in and around Munich. Already at the beginning of his studies, He was aware of Kandinsky, one of the groundbreakers of modernism, who had been searching for spiritual dimensions in art. In Munich, in the 1960s, he was influenced by Constructivism, and with his Indian background, by Tantra art. In India Mamtani is counted among the Neo-Tantra artists.