James Bae is one of the most eloquent writers on the pantheon of Hindu mythology. His latest contribution, Devi, is a meditation on the sacred feminine accompanied by beautiful and devotional full color art. An inspired gift.
In Hindu theology, Devi, or Shakti incarnates the feminine principle and is regarded as the source of both creation and human creativity. Written by the highly regarded author James Bae, this pocket-sized gem offers a wealth of metaphysical and mythological information on Devi, her importance in Indian tradition, and the lessons she can teach contemporary seekers. A thoughtful meditation on one of the most important Indian deities, the book features gorgeous full-color illustrations of Devi by both traditional and modern artists.
James H. Bae is a practitioner of both Hindu and Buddhist yoga systems. For years Bae has lived in India investing himself in his spiritual study and training as a monk. His primary areas of study include 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, In a World of Gods and Goddesses: The Mystic Art of Indra Sharma, and a frequent writer for the Mandala diety mini-books. Bae currently writes and studies at his home in Hilo, Hawaii.