Joan Halifax, PhD, is an American Zen Buddhist teacher and founder of the Upaya Zen Center in New Mexico. She is an author, anthropologist, and pioneer in the field of end-of-life care.
A talk based on Joan’s book “Standing at the Edge”. The book weaves together scientific research she will share with us and her own powerful personal experiences as a social activist and humanitarian to show how we can transform our biggest challenges with compassion and wisdom.
Roshi Joan Halifax is a Zen abbot and medical anthropologist. In this guided meditation, she shares nourishing wisdom as we face suffering in the world, helping us to find the inner resources to carry our own grief and sadness and that of others.