Her Grace Shyama Preyasi mataji is a disciple of His Holiness Radhanath Swami Maharaj. She received her first and second initiations in 2019.
She completed the Bhakti Shastri course, an in-depth study of four books: Bhagavad Gita, Nectar of Instruction, Nectar of Devotion and Sri Ishopanisad. Currently she is pursuing Bhakti-Vaibhava course, a study of Srimad Bhagavatam Cantos 1 to 6.
She is involved in Pujari services in Bhakti Center and ISKCON of Bergen County. She conducts Gita sessions for newcomers and is a Sunday School teacher for children at ISKCON of Bergen County.