Myōkō Sint

Myōkō Sint (1951) started her zen training in 1990 with Prabhasa Dharma zenji. In 2011, when her two sons were grown up, she quit her job as a teacher of computer science and went to live at Noorder Poort, where shortly afterwards she was ordained as an unsui by Jiun roshi. From 2003 she has been a meditation leader for groups meeting in Bloemendaal and in Zwolle. At Noorder Poort she guides introduction weekends and the walking retreat (together with Kyōsei Verboom). In 2016 she was ordained as a zen teacher by Jiun roshi, keeping the name Myōkō (Beautiful Brightness) given to her as an unsui. Starting in december 2017 she will guide the New Year sesshin at Noorder Poort.