Retreat Teachers


Bee Scherer

Bee Scherer (they, them, their) has been practicing for decades in the Sakya and Kagyu traditions of Tibetan Buddhism and has served as a dharma teacher for fifteen years.

A former professor of Religious and Gender Studies at Canterbury CCU, in the U.K., Bee now heads Buddhist Studies and Buddhist Spiritual Care at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Trained in the classical Buddhist languages, Bee has published widely in Buddhist Studies as well as gender and sexuality theory. Both as an academic and as a queer/non-binary/trans* & dis/ability advocate, Bee brings their unique perspective to Buddhist practice, embodiment, and social engagement.