Gendo Lucy Xiao became a resident at Zen Center in 2001, received priest ordaination in 2010 and served as shuso (head monk) at Tassajara in the winter of 2014. She has also practiced and attended retreats in monasteries in China, including the Fourth Ancestor’s Monastery.
Lucy was born and raised in Guangzhou (Canton), China. She practices acupuncture and herbal medicine in San Francisco and continues to integrate her Chinese heritage and American perspectives in her meditation practice and healing work.
- For more about Lucy's Chinese medicine practice, please visit joyfullotus.com.