Samacitta came to Britain from Australia in 1988 to train for ordination. She was ordained in 1997 at Tiratanaloka. She has lived in East London, Taraloka and finally in Birmingham, where she was Chair from 2008-2016. She then spent 5 years in Australia and was Chair of the Sydney Buddhist Centre until her retirement in 2020. She moved back to live with her partner in Birmingham in 2021. As a pensioner, she has been enjoying frequent retreats, travels, and camping holidays, as well as keeping up with her friends and ordinands in the UK and Australia.