Diksha has been shaped and influenced by remarkable teachers throughout her life. She spent numerous years in India initially under a Fulbright music research fellowship where she came in direct contact with 
Swami Yogiraj Nanak, the descendant and heir of the 16th century poet saint Baba Sant Maluk das and she became His disciple. His teachings, deeply rooted in Vedanta with a unique, intimate creative approach to Yoga Sadhana coined 'Asammohan' (dehypnotic) 'dhyan sadhna’ have shaped Diksha’s spiritual journey. 

In direct contact with Yogiraj since 1989, Diksha and Harish Joshi organized a retreat at His ashram in Delhi as well as organized His tours to the USA where Yogiraj conducted various discourses and meditations to seekers, revealing the essence of the Upanishadic and Yogic sciences and Yoga sadhana. 
Yogiraj took Mahasamadhi on March 1, 2013. His Samadhi rests at His ashram shrine at Kada, Koushambi alongside that of Baba Sant Maluk das 

During the covid lock down various live streams appeared on the scene. One that caught Diksha’s immediate attention was that by Swami Anubhavananda Saraswati .His direct, scripture based satsangs and revelations  deeply  influenced Diksha, spoke to her heart, and helped deepen her connection with Him and  her sadhana. First opportunity to meet Swamiji directly and to receive His darshan came in June ’22 during His US tour. Since, she has traveled to India to attend Swamiji’s retreats and meditations. Swami Anubhavananda ji has become Diksha’s Guiding light by the grace of God and Guru.