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Gesshin Claire Greenwood

Gesshin Claire Greenwood is the author of Bow First, Ask Questions Later and the popular blog That’s So Zen. She trained in Japanese Zen monasteries, including in the kitchen, for several years before returning to the United States to obtain a master’s degree in East Asian Studies. She lives in San Francisco, where she cooks, teaches meditation, and works in the mental-health field.

Ordained Buddhist nun Gesshin Claire Greenwood, author of JUST ENOUGH: Vegan Recipes and Stories from Japan’s Buddhist Temples, talks about feminism, Buddhism & being queer.


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