Most of the time death won’t follow our script, says Roshi Joan Halifax. But amid its messiness and pain, our experience can be respected, and we can learn.
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.
On the 76th anniversary of the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, Roshi Joan Halifax reflects on why we each must continue working toward the realization of nonviolence in our time.
Buddhist teacher Joan Halifax describes five “edge states” where courage meets fear and freedom meets suffering.
Roshi Joan Halifax reflects on the idea of “wise hope” and why we should open ourselves to it.
The documentary film “Into the Heart of the Mountain,” follows Roshi Joan Halifax on her path to empower women and indigenous people to preserve their culture via Upaya’s Nomads Clinic.
Roshi Joan Halifax leads us through a short and simple practice to help us navigate the illness and fear brought on by the coronavirus crisis.
“She’s my role model,” says Trevor Hall of Roshi Joan Halifax, whose “The Fruitful Darkness” is a great inspiration behind his latest album.
Roshi Joan Halifax, abbot of Upaya Zen Center, shared Thursday that she lost her cabin at the Prajna Mountain Forest Refuge to a fire.
In this personal story of waking up on the spot, Joan Halifax recalls a lesson that won’t be forgotten.