About the Author
Robin Mastro M.A., a graduate of Mills College, received her masters degree in Whole Systems Design from Antioch University. She has instructed hundreds of people worldwide how to create self-empowering altars in their homes and offices. Her work in this exciting new field took her to Egypt and India, where she studied ancient concepts of scared space and Vastu Shastra. Robin is dedicated to adapting the wisdom of ancient systems to enhance the reality of modern life. She is the creator of AltarWear®, a jewelry and clothing line based on Vedic teachings.
Michael Mastro, award winning architect and president of Global Construction, is one of the leading Western experts on the art and science of Vastu Shastra. Michael, a meditator for over 35 years, was asked in the late 1970s by renowned spiritual teacher, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, to design spiritual centers in India, Europe, and the United States. Michaels company built the first Microsoft office building with the orientation and placement designed according to Vastu Shastra. Robin and Michael have taught yoga, meditation, and other spiritual awareness techniques as part of the Art of Living Foundation for over ten years, and are co-owners of Vastu Creations. They live, along with their daughter, on a lake in the Pacific Northwest.