Thiemo Blank

Thiemo Blank

Thiemo Blank began Zen practice in Germany in 1989. In 2008, he decided to leave his job in medical research to move to Green Gulch Farm. He was ordained as a Soto Zen Priest in 2010 by Tenshin Reb Anderson and served as shuso in Fall 2016. Since Spring 2018 Thiemo has been the director of Green Gulch Farm, where he lives with his wife Stephanie and their two children, Miro and Lucia.