Siddhi lalasa Devi Dasi came to ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) in 1982 in Mauritius and is now based in Mumbai, India. She is a disciple of Giriraja Swami. She studied mostly under her spiritual master and other sannyasis such as Bhakti Caitanya Swami, but also under VIHE (http://vihe.org) teachers like Bhurijana Dasa. She has been a book distributor, congregation and youth preacher, publisher of temple magazines, and a teacher. She has taught for both the MI and VIHE, and for temples in Mauritius, Bombay, the US and South Africa. She has compiled a book, Vedic Philosophy for Students, that was published by BBT Bombay (http://www.indiabbt.com).