Samaneri Viveka was born in 1969 in Germany.
She came in contact with the Tibetan Buddhist population of Ladakh, Northern India in 1997. Her practice began with retreats in the tradition of Ayya Khema. An Anagarika-Ordination followed in Amaravati, England in 2006. Since the beginning of 2009 she is staying at Anenja Vihara and received Samaneri ordination here in early July 2009.