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Rev. Liên Shutt, LCSW

Rev. Liên Shutt (she/her) is a Dharma heir in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi. Born into a Buddhist family in Vietnam, she began her meditation practice in the U.S. Insight tradition. A founding member of the Buddhists of Color in 1998, her Zen training began in the U.S. and continued monastically in Japan and Vietnam. While she has placed her trust and faith in Soto Zen, Liên continues to enjoy the deep silence of Insight practices and has completed retreats in the U.S. and Thailand.

She was interracial adopted at 8 y.o. and lived overseas for many years before they settled on the continental U.S. She identifies as queer and lives with her partner in the Bay Area.

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