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.
Roshi Joan Halifax reflects on the idea of “wise hope” and why we should open ourselves to it.
Buddhist teacher Joan Halifax describes five “edge states” where courage meets fear and freedom meets suffering.
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.