Buddhist teacher Joan Halifax describes five “edge states” where courage meets fear and freedom meets suffering.
The most profound meditation, says Joan Halifax, is contemplating the certainty of your own death.
Without compassion, everyone is worse off. Zen teacher Roshi Joan Halifax comments on the Trump administration’s family separation policy.
In this commentary from the Fall 2018 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly, Roshi Joan Halifax reflects on the idea of “wise hope” and why we should open ourselves to it.
Caring for people who are suffering is a loving, even heroic calling, but it takes a toll. Roshi Joan Halifax teaches this five-step program to care for yourself while caring for others.
Thirteen leading Buddhist teachers call on Buddhists and all people of faith to take a stand against policies of the new administration.
Roshi Joan Halifax reflects on personal moments with the Dalai Lama that exemplified his compassion and wisdom.
In this excerpt from the new book “The Dharma of Dogs,” Zen teacher Roshi Joan Halifax recalls her good fortune with four-legged friends.
In this personal story of waking up on the spot, Joan Halifax recalls a lesson that won’t be forgotten.
Part one of Joan Halifax’s teaching, A New Democracy: The Koan of Servant Leadership, which she gave on January 21, 2009 at Upaya Zen Center.