Linda Varone is a Feng Shui Practitioner with her own firm, Dragon and Phoenix Feng Shui, based in Cambridge, Mass. She has consulted on residential and business applications of Feng Shui on the East Coast. She has given classes and workshops on her unique blend of East and West for The Peabody-Essex Museum in Salem, the FORTUNE 500 Cultural Program, at the Boston Design Center, the New England School of Acupuncture, and the University of Vermont in Burlington. She has studied with Professor Lin Yun, the foremost teacher in the West of Black Sect Tantric Buddhist Feng Shui, Steven Post, William Spear, and Roger Green. She has also studied Interior Design at the Boston Architectural Center and holds an M.A. in Psychology. She has appeared on WCBV-TV's Chronicle and in the Sunday Boston Globe. Franciscus Verellen is a member of the Ecole FranŹaise d'ExtrÉme-Orient. He has taught at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Columbia, Princeton, and the University of California, Berkeley. His main publications are in the field of medieval Taoism, in particular the life and work of Du Guangting (850-933), and the regional history of Sichuan.