Devi is one of the founding members of Ananda, having lived at Ananda Village and other Ananda colonies since 1969. She is a Kriyacharya (authorized Kriya Yoga teacher). Over the years, her duties included teaching, outselling, and directing many aspects of Ananda's work.
Together with her husband Jyotish, Devi serves as a Spiritual Director for Ananda Sangha Worldwide.
She travels and lectures extensively throughout the world sharing Yogananda's teachings of integrating meditation and spirituality into daily life.