Daniel Golan was born in Karachi, in a diverse neighborhood. He was 14 years old during Partition. In 1948 his father sold everything and moved his family to Pune through Bombay. They took a ship to Bombay and then took a train to Pune where his grandfather, who had passed away, owned a house. After moving to Pune, he was contacted by a group called Habonim or "The Builders," who arranged for him and his two siblings to move to Israel. He came directly to Kfar Blum where he was adopted by a family. He worked in the family's fields, at the dairy farm, and drove a truck shipping pipes to the south. In 1989 he started learning the art of massage healing, reiki, and acupuncture.Later on, he married a woman from eastern Europe and they have three children. Today, he lives in Kfar Blum, as do his siblings and one of his sons.