Shifu Simplicity is the abbess of Miao Fa Centre. Shifu (pronounced: shiffu) is the Chinese address for all monks and nuns. It means Dharma teacher. In the Centre we just call her Shifu
ABOUT SHIFU SIMPLICITY
- Student of Medicine and Sinology in Göttingen
- Two years working as a surgeon
SHIFUS WAY TO BUDDHISM: OR- WHY WOULD A GERMAN DOCTOR BECOME A BUDDHIST NUN?
During her time as a medical student and a doctor Shifu Simplicity saw a lot of suffering. “My job gave me a great deal of pleasure, relieving suffering was my goal.” …