As a fixture of garments sourced from the era of or commemorating the Southeast Asian theatre of conflict, the dragon is regularly represented in the military surplus arena. As a thousands year old symbol of spirituality and wisdom, the dragon speaks to Maharishi's philosophically pacifist leanings. The eternally popular dragon motif touches down on both sides of Maharishi's dualistic aesthetic.
Maharishi continue their exploration of duality, mixing classical Eastern and contemporary Western art styles, in this case 20th Century U.S. pop art and Japanese Edo Period Ukiyo-e woodcut prints. Andy Warhol’s iconic banana is combined with a woodcut portrayal of a Kappa water demon by Utagawa Yoshikaza (1829-1899).