Joan Halifax

Joan Halifax is a Buddhist teacher, anthropologist, and the author of Shamanic Voices and Fruitful Darkness. She is also the founder of the Ojai Foundation and Upaya Zen Center.

Magazine | Openings

Turning Word

Joan Jiko Halifax Roshi, author, Zen Buddhist priest, and abbot of Upaya Zen Center in Santa Fe talks about what Buddhist book has made a significant impact on her practice.

By Joan Halifax

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