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Munirah Maclean

Munirah Maclean

Munirah Maclean is from London, England, where she studied comparative religion, philosophy, and education. After university she travelled to Sri Lanka to become a Buddhist nun. She met her soul mate, Dr Ibrahim Kreps, on a mountain in the Swiss Alps, took Shahadah with Sheikh Nazim al-Qubrusi in 1984, and arrived in Canada in 1985. She is the mother of three daughters. She has continued her spiritual travels and studies, and now runs a daycare and conducts mindfulness workshops.

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