Dorothy Maclean, a writer and educator on spirituality, was one of the three founders of the Findhorn spiritual community in north-east Scotland. She was best known for her descriptions of contacts with the consciousnesses of Nature she called devas. Guidance from these sources was a major element in the growth of the community and its seemingly miraculous gardens.

Maclean was born in 1920 to a middle-class family in the small town of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Growing from a Nature-loving child and avid reader into an awkward and unhappy adolescent, she later likened this feeling of separation ...


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