Lila Devi is the acting founder of Spirit-in-Nature Essences, established in 1977, the oldest flower essence line globally outside the UK. Lila has lectured nationally and abroad and currently teaches on Zoom. Her 4 books include: The Essential Flower Essence Handbook (in 5 languages and used by Doctors Across Borders to train their physicians, now celebrating its 25-year anniversary as Crystal Clarity’s first audiobook soon on Amazon Audible); Flower Essences for AnimalsBradley Banana and the Jolly Good Pirate, the first of 20 children’s picture books, each personifying a flower essence; and a spiritual memoir entitled From Bagels to Curry. Lila graduated with honors from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Psychology and a secondary teaching certificate. She is considered to be one of the foremost flower essence developers in the world today. Also an Ananda minister, she has lived in several Ananda communities (including Ananda Assisi) for 45 years and currently resides at Ananda Village. and