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About James T. Braha
In 1986 James Braha altered the world of astrology when he wrote the first easily understandable and accessible book on Hindu/Vedic astrology, Ancient Hindu Astrology for the Modern Western Astrologer. It is widely recognized as a modern classic and Robert Hand, the world’s foremost Western astrologer, called it a masterpiece. James is known for his ability to explain complicated astrological and spiritual concepts in the simplest, most digestible manner.
Ancient Hindu Astrology was followed by four more astrology books:
Astro-Logos: Revelations of a Hindu Astrologer © 1989.
How to be a Great Astrologer: The Planetary Aspects Explained © 1992.
How to Predict Your Future: Secrets of Eastern and Western Astrology © 1995.
The Art and Practice of Ancient Hindu Astrology: Nine Intimate Sessions Between Teacher and Student ©2001
James Braha studied Hindu/Vedic astrology with two highly respected teachers in India; R. Santhanam of Delhi, scholar and translator of numerous ancient Jyotish texts, and P.M. Padia in Bombay. James maintains an international practice from his home in Longboat key, Florida and has given classes and workshops all over the globe. He is the recipient of many awards, including the Jyotish Kovid and B.V. Raman Jyotisha Choodamani. James has done podcast interviews and teaching sessions with Anuradha Sharda,
Kapiel Raaj, Saptarishi Astrology Magazine, Bhabajeet Kalita, Robert Kosmar and others, which can be seen on YouTube.
James’ 2006 book Living Reality; My Extraordinary Summer with Sailor Bob Adamson is a detailed account of hosting the Australian Advaitan master in his home. Seekers came from all over the U.S. to hear Bob’s talks during his five-week stay. Living Reality received rave reviews and has been called “A modern classic representation in the field of non-duality.”