Akasajoti has been practising in Triratna for 10 years, since she was 16, having encountered the Dharma in a Religious Studies class at school. She was ordained in 2016 at Akashavana and given her name, which means ’she who’s radiance is like the sky'. At the moment, she lives at Adhisthana retreat centre in the UK where she has been for the last 3 years since having taken part in the first 5 months Dharma Life course for young women.