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A Modern Rendering of the Sri Sai Satcharitra:
The Wonderful Life and Teachings of Shirdi Sai Baba by Hemadpant,
Edited and Narrated by Monika Penukonda
A modern rendering of the Sri Sai Satcharitra: The Wonderful Life and Teachings of Shirdi Sai Baba by Mataji (Monika Penukonda) is being translated by Barbara Barnes into German!
We are so grateful for Barbara’s beautiful and very skillful translation of the Satcharitra. It is a great blessing for the German-speaking Baba bhaktas! A team from around the world is currently working get it done and out to you as quickly as possible.
In Germany, Constanze Herrmann, proofreading, Shakti Ma (Christina Schmidt), reading and recording chapters for audio version. Her bhajan to Baba is lead-in of each chapter. In the US, Florentine Peralta and Shakti Thompson, final proofing. Suzzana Power, editing, layout and compiling for ebook and print versions. Isa Thompson for Sanskrit and Telugu pronunciations.
The project is coordinated by Shakti Thompson. They meet up on zoom to collaborate and share inspiration. The project is being done with great love and unity and dedication to Baba! We will be releasing chapters in print and audio as they are completed!
Jai Guru! Jai Ma!
Sri Sai Satcharitra:
The Wonderful Life and Teachings of Shirdi Sai Baba
- Chapter 1 (Read)
- Chapter 2 (Read)
- Chapter 3 (Read)
- Chapter 4 (Read)
- Chapter 5 (Read)
- Chapter 6 (Read)
- Chapter 7 (Read)
- Chapter 8 (Read)
- Chapter 9 (Read)
- Chapter 10 (Read)
- Chapter 11 (Read)
- Chapter 12 (Read)
- Chapter 13 (Read)
Audio Narrated by Shakti Ma (Christina Schmidt)
Chapter 1 (Listen)
Chapter 2 (Listen)
Chapter 3 (Listen)
Chapter 4 (Listen)
is a spiritual teacher, master healer, and sacred feminist. Author of a modern rendering of the "Sri Sai Satcharitra", "The Wonderful Life and Teachings of Shirdi Sai Baba” and “Kaleshwar"; editor of “The Real Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ” and "Shirdi Sai Baba, The Universal Master."
The siddha master Sri Kaleshwar said of her, “Monika belongs to the Divine Mother feet. She is a Divine Ma on the planet. She’ll walk and give a lot of wisdom and clarity to bloom wisdom. This lady will bless millions of people on the planet. She’s going to do it.”
Shakti Ma (Christina Schmidt)
Studied jazz vocals in Germany. After her studies, she lived in South India from 2004 until 2012 in the ashram of Sri Kaleshwar, her teacher, a modern saint and Siddha master. Under his guidance, she studied meditation, the ancient healing and enlightenment knowledge from the palm leaf books, as well as bhajans and kirtans in the style of Shiva Sai Mandir music; a style of bhajans developed by Sri Kaleshwar.
began her studies with Sri Kaleshwar in 2000 and served full- time at his ashram in Penukonda, India for many years. Following Sri Kaleshwar’s instructions, she moved to the US to help manage the Divine Lineage Healing Center in Laytonville, CA and has been helping take care of the Center ever since. One of Kirsten’s many dharmic works is overseeing the Center’s charitable outreach programs in Mendocino County which provide essentials for those in need within one of the poorest counties in California.