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Mushim Ikeda-Nash

Jul 18, 2010

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Mushim Ikeda is a meditation teacher, community peace activist, writer, diversity facilitator, and the mother of a 23-year-old son. She has done both monastic and lay Zen Buddhist practice over the past thirty years, in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and South Korea. Her poetry, fiction and essays have been published widely in journals and anthologies such as Tricycle and "Innovative Buddhist Women: Swimming against the Stream." Mushim was coeditor of "Making the Invisible Visible: Healing Racism in Our Buddhist Communities." Her work has been featured in two documentary films, "Between the Lines: Asian American Women Poets" and "Acting on Faith: Women and the New Religious Activism in America." Mushim is a core teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center in downtown Oakland.

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