Visiting Teachers

Mushim Ikeda

Mushim Patricia Ikeda is a meditation teacher, social justice activist, writer, diversity, equity, inclusion facilitator, and mother of a 32-year-old son. She has done both monastic and lay Buddhist practice over the past 35+ years, in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and S. Korea. Her poetry, fiction and essays have been published widely in journals and anthologies such as Lion’s Roar, Buddhadharma, 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, a documentary presenting portraits of three women activists of minority faiths in the U.S. A former longtime volunteer in the Oakland public schools, Mushim is also a core teacher and community director for the East Bay Meditation Center in downtown Oakland, California, US.

Events with Mushim Ikeda

BIPOC Retreat Offering
November 19, 2021

Retreat for those who self-identify as BIPOC.