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Kiku Christina Lehnherr

Kiku Christina Lehnherr, Abiding Abbess of City Center, has a degree in Clinical Psychology and worked as a psychotherapist in Switzerland. She has been a Zen student since 1976 and began residential practice at San Francisco Zen Center in 1988. Ordained as a priest in 1993, she received Dharma Transmission from Tenshin Reb Anderson in 2005. From 2003-2006 she served as Head of Practice (Tanto) at the City Center. She became Abiding Abbess of City Center in February 2012.