Buddhist teacher Joan Halifax describes five “edge states” where courage meets fear and freedom meets suffering.
“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.
Joan Halifax reflects on her life of science, stories and spiritual search, and her work now with the great teacher, death.