Dr. Indira Kher, is a retired professor of English. She was awarded a doctorate in English literature by the University of Bombay in 1970 for her thesis Lewis Carroll: Man and Writer. She has been the editor of the English edition of Sri Sai Leela magazine, Shirdi, and is the author of Avadhuta Yogi Pant Maharaj of Balekundri, published by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. She has also translated Shri Sai Satcharita from Marathi into English.