October 1, 2014

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Fa Chun Shakya

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Rev. Fa Chun began her spiritual journey in 1987 in a Tibetan monastery of the Kagyu lineage in Woodstock, New York.  In 1992 she moved west to the Sonoran Desert and continued studies in the Tibetan tradition and later in the Korean Zen tradition before finding a spiritual home in Chan.  She was ordained by Chuan Zhi at Open Gate Zendo on August 17, 2013.  Fa Chun works with abused and neglected children, helping provide them with better opportunities and a happier life.