In a World of Gods and Goddesses [Small Format] The Mystic Art of Indra Sharma

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Expressing his spirituality through art, Sharma’s unique masterpieces are meant to inspire peace and reflection in the viewer. With sections on major Hindu deities and classic Vedic texts that include both art and accompanying descriptions, In a World of Gods and Goddesses is the definitive collection of Indra Sharma’s lifework. By combining contemporary and traditional artistic styles, Sharma creates icons of Hindu gods and goddesses that are altars of worship for millions. Steeped in India’s ancient Vedic cosmology, these prayerful, captivating paintings contain a complete who’s who of the Hindu pantheon—Ganesh, Devi, Shiva, Vishnu, Laxmi, and Krishna all come alive in this unique and richly colored work.

About the Author

James H Bae, Author: James H. Bae is a practitioner of both Hindu and Buddhist yoga systems, as well as a scholar of Oriental medicine, Hindu and Buddhist art, and Eastern philosophy and culture. Bae is the author of Darshan: Sweet Sounds of Surrender, Smaranam: A Garland of Kirtan, and In a World of Gods and Goddesses: The Mystic Art of Indra Sharma, and writes for the Mandala deity mini-books.

Indra Sharma, Contributor: Indra Sharma is one of India’s most noted artists. He comes from a long line of traditional painters dedicated to exerting a genuine spiritual influence on society through artistic means. He lives in India.

Yogesh Atal, Contributor: Yogesh Atal is an Indian sociologist. He holds a Ph.D. degree and an honorary D.Sc. in social anthropology. He joined UNESCO in 1974 and retired in 1997 as principal director in social sciences. He has been honored by the Maharana Mewar Foundation and the Indian Social Science Association. He lives in India.