Joan Halifax

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

Magazine

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

Magazine Body & Mind

The Body After Death

Methods of caring for the body after death vary from culture to culture. What follows are some suggestions that come from my experience as a Buddhist and a caregiver of dying people. IMMEDIATELY AFTER DEATH Keep the atmosphere around the deceased simple and peaceful. If possible, do not disturb or touch the body immediately after […]

By Joan Halifax
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