Born in 1932 in Poland as Krystyna. She experienced many traumatic incidents, such as being separated from her mother as a young girl. She was a lover of animals and often missed class to play with the animals on her farm. Despite her missing a few classes, she still excelled in her studies and qualified as a Physiotherapist. On a shopping trip in London, she came face-to-face with the harinam party. Soon after received initiation from her spiritual master, H.D.G. Srila Prabhupada. She took to the early morning routines with full enthusiasm, and soon became adept at distributing books.