Is a practicing Buddhist who has spent time studying in India and Nepal during her career. She has published several Buddhism-related books as well as those focused on alternative therapies. Besides writing, Gill is a producer for London's Meridian Trust Buddhist Film and Video Archive, and she teaches aromatherapy, meditation, and spiritual-awareness workshops. Artist and writer Robert Beer is well-known for his colorful and detailed illustrations. He has studied and practiced Tibetan art for more than 30 years. His works appear in several hundred books on Tibetan Buddhist art and religion.