Sitting still in the dark zendo and breathing with others is exactly what Natalie Goldberg needs. On this last night of the year, she wonders what this human life is all about.
As Rosa Sabido continues to seek sanctuary in a church to avoid deportation, she remains grateful to her supporters, including a Zen chaplain who became a good friend.
Upaya Zen Center announced Wednesday that Matthew Kozan Palevsky has been selected to serve as the center’s new president.
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 excerpt from the new book “The Dharma of Dogs,” Zen teacher Roshi Joan Halifax recalls her good fortune with four-legged friends.
It’s a three-week “practice period” at the Zen Center. Sure, it sounds tough — but in the end, it’s all love.
On August 6th, 250 people gathered at Los Alamos, where the atom bomb was invented, to bear witness.
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.
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.