Shalini has been a devotee of Shri Brahmananda Sarasvati since 1994 and is a student of Sanskrit. Professionally, she is an Animal Communicator and, with her husband Mahesha, has a small design company - Kailash Design. They are the creators/webmasters of Ananda Ashram's website and of AshramStore.com. Shalini has also created fliers and other promotional materials for the Ashram and has produced many of the devanagari workbooks used in the summer Sanskrit classes. She and her husband are members of the Hindu Temple of Delaware and she has recently co-founded a cow protection program, Gopala Goshala.