Antoinette (Toni) Roberson Varner was given the name Gangaji by her teacher H.W.L. Poonja in 1990. Before that meeting she had spent decades searching for lasting happiness. She had immersed herself in activism, psychological self expression and finally, various spiritual practices. Her meeting with her teacher, called Papaji by his students, allowed her to deeply inquire into herself. Through this inquiry, she discovered silent awake consciousness, and she realized that as herself, as everyone. Papaji asked that she invite all who are interested to inquire and discover for themselves, and for the last nineteen years she has traveled the globe offering this invitation, and supporting others' deep inquiry. She is the author of HIDDEN TREASURE: UNCOVERING THE TRUTH IN YOUR LIFE STORY, THE DIAMOND IN YOUR POCKET and YOU ARE THAT. She lives with her husband Eli Jaxon-Bear in Oregon and offers retreats in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Visit her website for more information about events or to look at an online catalog of books and videos.