Anshin Tenjo Schröder (1957) was born in Rotterdam and grew up in Naarden (NH). She did her education at the Academie voor Expressie en Communicatie in Leeuwarden. After that she worked as a social worker in a womens' refuge in the same town.
In 1996 Tenjo had her first contact with zen at Noorder Poort. A year later she decided to live there. From 1999 till 2004 she was in training with Jiun Hogen as an unsui (zen-boeddhist nun). She lives in Leeuwarden since.
She was ordained by Jiun roshi in 2010 as a zen teacher and in 2017 as an osho.
She is the founder and leader of the Dharmahouse in Leeuwarden, which officially opened in 2016.