Gendo Lucy Xiao (玄道), DAOM

Gendo Lucy Xiao (玄道), DAOM

Rev. Gendo Lucy Xiao is a Zen priest and a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She had the great fortune to encounter the Dharma over twenty years ago and started practicing at San Francisco Zen Center in 2000 under the guidance of Senior Dharma Teacher Ryushin Paul Haller. She received priest ordination in 2010 and served as Shuso (head monk) at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center in winter 2014. She often travels to China, her birthplace, to attend retreats and visit Dharma teachers, and to draw inspiration from their practice.

Lucy currently lives at City Center and runs an acupuncture clinic in San Francisco. She is dedicated to her practice and healing work, and continues to explore how to share her practice with others and be a bridge between the east and the west.

玄道禅师二十多年前与佛法结缘,2000年在铃木俊龍大师创办的旧金山禅修中心依止龍心长老习禅,2010年在长老座下剃度,2014年冬在塔撒哈拉禅山中心任首座,现任旧金山禅修中心导师。其注重实修,近年常参访国内禅修道场,并致力于东西方精神文化交流。玄道亦为美国针灸东方医学博士,在旧金山设有中医诊所,帮助患者疗愈病苦,和谐身心。