Dena Merriam is a renowned international interfaith leader and was Vice Chair of the Millennium World Peace Summit of Religious Leaders at the UN. She convened a meeting of women spiritual leaders also at the UN and founded the Global Peace Initiative of Women (GPIW) in 2002. For 45 years she has been a student of Paramahansa Yogananda. She holds an MS from Columbia University. In 2014 she won the Niwano Peace Prize for her interfaith peace efforts. She is the author of My Journey Through Time: A Spiritual Memoir, The Untold Story of Sita, and When the Bright Moon Rises.
"A unique and riveting book. Elegantly written, and a refreshing
departure from the cliched view of Sita as a helpless and
submissive consort of Lord Rama. Dena Merriam has accomplished the
daunting task of extricating Goddess Sita from the jaws of
--Swami Svatmavidyananda, Arsha Gurukulam