Sravaniya devi dasi was born in Saint Louis, Missouri. She has become vegetarian at the age of seventeen and began studying Indian and Chinese classics to understand consciousness and reality. She has been an initiated disciple of Srila Prabhupada since 1971 and has spent the next 11 years studying Sanskrit texts, travelling extensively and preaching in the US, Europe, India, Hong-Kong and Taiwan. She has been instrumental in having Srila Prabhupada’s Bhagavad-gita As It Is translated into Chinese. She is an accredited yoga teacher and has been teaching yoga in hospitals, fitness clubs, offices, schools and universities in the Far east since 1983. She has also been an astrological and psychic consultant since 1991 and has appeared as an expressive speaker, story-teller and singer on many radio and television programs. Her pockets are filled up with many credits in the spiritual sphere and this book is yet another brownie point in her wide tapestry of beautiful flowers, that she is always offering to her spiritual master. She lives in Hong Kong with her husband.