Ajmal Sobhan MD, practiced trauma and vascular surgery in the United States. Since retirement, he has divided his time between the U.S. and Bangladesh. Much of this time is dedicated to volunteer services, including directing a surgical mission serving the poor in rural Bangladesh. His first book, The Sacred Drops (co-authored), is a primer for self-transformation. His avocations include long distance running and trekking in the Himalayas. Cover and illustrations by Archana Hande, Mumbai-based artist and filmmaker.