Dr Edi D. Bilimoria DPhil, DIC, FIMechE, FEI, CEng, EurIng. An ardent student of the perennial philosophy for over forty years, Edi has given courses and lectured extensively in the UK, and internationally in California, The Netherlands, India and Australia. He has organized and chaired several major conferences. His written work has been published extensively in the fields of science and the esoteric philosophy. His book The Snake and the Rope was awarded the book prize in 2008 by the Scientific and Medical Network. He worked as Education Manager for the Theosophical Society in Australia developing study courses and study papers, researching, lecturing and organizing international conferences; as well as supervising the Research Library, National Media Library, National Members Lending Library and the development of the website. Professionally, Edi works as a Consultant Engineer to the oil and gas, petrochemical, transport, and defence industries. He is a great lover of classical music, a choral singer and a life-long, accomplished and dedicated pianist.