Younten joined the Awakened Heart Sangha in 2000. She has been a member of the Shrimalagana, an inner circle of responsibility within the Sangha, since its beginning.
Currently she offers mentoring for the Discovering the Heart of Buddhism students. She also facilitates the Body Awareness study group and runs an Awakened Heart Sangha local group in Southend.
Younten trained in Mindfulness (MBSR/MBCT) as part of her professional work as a Community Psychiatric Nurse. She facilitated Mindfulness groups for 10 years until she retired in 2015.