Harsha V. Dehejia has a double doctorate, one in medicine and other in ancient Indian culture, both from Mumbai University. He is also a member of the Royal College of Physicians of London, Glasgow and Canada all by examination. He is a practising Physician and Professor of Indian Studies at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. His main interest is in Indian aesthetics. His publications are:
1. The Advaita of Art (Motilal Banarsidass, 1996), 2. Parvatidarpana (The Mirror of Parvati) (Motilal Banarsidass, 1998), 3. Parvati, Goddess of Love (Mapin, 1999), 4. Despair and Modernity, Reflections on Modern Indian Paintings (Motilal Banarsidass, 2000), 5. The Lotus and the Flute: Romantic Moments in Indian Poetry and Painting (Mapin, 2002), 6. A Celebration of Love: The Romantic Heroine in the Indian Arts (Roli Books, 2004), 7. Saundarya: The Theory and Praxis of Beauty (Samvad, 2004), 8. Celebrating Krishna: Sensuous Images and Sacred Words (Mapin, 2005), 9. Leaves of the Pipal Tree: Aesthetic Reflections of Hindu Myths (Motilal Banarsidass, 2005), 10. Gods Beyond Temples (Motilal Banarsidass, 2006), 11. A Festival of Krishna (Roli, 2007), 12. Mumbai Footpaths, Paths of Courage, Journeys of Hope (Vira, 2008), 13. Akriti to Sanskriti: A Journey of Indian Forms (Niyogi, 2010), 14. Krishna’s Forgotten Poets (Roli, 2010), 15. Pahari Paintings of Ancient Romance: The Love Story of Usha Aniruddha (D.K. Printworld, 2010), 16. Painted Words: Pahari Paintings of Matiram’s Rasraj (D.K. Printworld, 2011), 17. Enchanting Tales from India, Megha and the Magic Tree (Om Books, 2012), 18. Megha Meets Vishwakarma, the Journey of Indian Crafts (Niyogi Books, 2014), 19. Rasikapriya (D.K. Printworld, 2014), 20. The Love Songs of Vidyapati (D.K. Printworld, 2014), 21. The Love Songs of Narsinh Mehta (D.K. Printworld, 2015), 22. Parijata-harana: Krishnaa Steals the Parijata (D.K. Printworld, 2015), 23. Krishna Bandish Mala (D.K. Printworld, 2016), 24. Paintings of Bundelkhand (D.K. Printworld, 2016), 25. Amarushataka: A Centennial of Love Songs (D.K. Printworld, 2017).