Degree, Humanistic Gymnasium, Prüm, Germany, 1959. Diploma in teaching, University Trier, Germany, 1967. Postgraduate, Sinology University, Trier, 1986.
Postgraduate, Zen Center, Langenboom, The Netherlands, 1987.
Middle school teacher, Eifel, Germany, 1964-1965, 75-86; middle school teacher, Mosel, Germany, 1965-1970; middle school teacher, Varese, Italy, 1970-1975; middle school teacher, Eifel, since 1987. Co-founder, board directors Zenklausen i.d. Eifel, Lay monastery, Lautzerath, since 1992.
Daughter of Christian and Magdalena (Meyer) Meutes. Divorced; children: Markus, Nadine.