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A zen buddhist nun – biography


About the Author

Kankyo Tannier is a Buddhist nun of the Zen tradition and is being called ‘the new voice of Buddhism’. She lived in a monastery in Alsace for over sixteen years before settling in the middle of a nearby forest, surrounded by trees and animals. She teaches meditation workshops and writes a blog on everyday spirituality at, has given a TEDX talk, has a blog on the Huffingon Post ( US ) and tweets – she is a truly modern nun, bringing her philosophy and ideas to life in a practical, accessible and light-hearted way.