In 1959, she went to Monastery of Mary and Martha in Bethany, Palestine, to become a nun, and she was told, for a prayer rule, to follow the Gospels and the writings of St. John Climacus, in the original Byzantine Greek. In 1963, travelling to France and America, she returned to Greece and was tonsured to the Small Schema by Elder Amphilochios on Patmos, then returned to India, working with Fr Lazarus (Moore).
In 1992, having gone to many mission fields and finally returned to found a hesychastarion in Greece, she received the Great Schema from Fr Dionysios of Little St. Anne's Skete, Mount Athos. In the same year, she reposed in Leros, Greece.
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