“If you’re invested in security and certainty,
you are on the wrong planet.” 
– Pema Chödrön


Skillful Effort – Liên Shutt

Aug 7, 2022

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Rev. Liên Shutt talks about applying skillful effort as a way to work with freedom from suffering. They cover the Four Noble Truths and Eightfold Path focusing on skillful or wise effort. Toward the end Lien discusses compassion and leads a lively discussion on inclusivity.
Rev. Keiryū Liên Shutt is a lineage holder in the Shunryu Suzuki tradition. Born to a Buddhist family in Vietnam, she received her meditation training in the Insight and Zen traditions in the US, Thailand, Japan, and Vietnam. She was a founding member of the Buddhists of Color in 1998 and currently is the guiding teacher of Access to Zen, an anti-racist, inclusive sangha and non-profit in the SF Bay Area. She lives in San Francisco with her partner, exploring waterways and forests as often as they can.