Buddhist teacher Joan Halifax describes five “edge states” where courage meets fear and freedom meets suffering.
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.
“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.
Upaya Zen Center has appointed Joshin Brian Byrnes, the center’s president, as vice-abbot. Byrnes is a student of the center’s abbot, Roshi Joan Halifax.
After a life time of contemplating death and caring for the dying, Zen teacher Joan Halifax reflects on her life’s work.
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.
I confide my feelings to Bubo as if he were a therapist; he doesn’t comment because he’s a Freudian llama.