Lisa Hellerich (1984- ) born in Germany. At age 17 she came in touch with Buddhism through contact with a Tibetan monastery. Since then she practied in different Buddhist traditions. Since 2006 she practised regularly in the Theravada tradition. It is her wish to become a nun and lives as a lay practitioner and supporter in the monastic community of Anenja Vihara, Rettenberg, Germany, since February 2008.