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.
A guide to allowing a gentle and meaningful death for our loved ones and for ourselves, from Joan Halifax.
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 […]