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Joan Jiko Halifax (born 1942) is a Zen Buddhist roshi, anthropologist, ecologist, civil rights activist, hospice caregiver, and the author of several books on Buddhism and spirituality. She currently serves as abbot and guiding teacher of Upaya Zen Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, a Zen Peacemaker community which she founded in 1990. Halifax-roshi has received Dharma transmission from both Bernard Glassman and Thich Nhat Hanh, and previously studied under the Korean master Seung Sahn. In the 1970s she collaborated on LSD research projects with her ex-husband Stanislav Grof, in addition to other collaborative efforts with Joseph Campbell and Alan Lomax. She is founder of the Ojai Foundation in California, which she led from 1979 to 1989. As a socially engaged Buddhist, Halifax has done extensive work with the dying through her Project on Being with Dying (which she founded). She is on the board of directors of the Mind and Life Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated in exploring the relationship of science and Buddhism.

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Total Books: 19
Being with Dying Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death
Being with Dying Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death
The Fruitful Darkness A Journey Through Buddhist Practice and Tribal Wisdom
Die Begegnung mit dem Tod
2000 - Die Begegnung Mit Dem Tod (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783608942989
ISBN-10: 360894298X
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Being With Dying Contemplative Practices and Teachings
Being with Dying
1997 - Being with Dying (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781591799610
ISBN-10: 1591799619
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nonfiction, Health, Mind & Body
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The Fruitful Darkness
1994 - The Fruitful Darkness (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780517132364
ISBN-10: 0517132362
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The Fruitful Darkness Reconnecting with the Body of the Earth
The Fruitful Darkness Reconnecting With the Body of the Earth
1993 - The Fruitful Darkness Reconnecting with the Body of the Earth (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780062503695
ISBN-10: 0062503693
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Die Begegnung mit dem Tod
1992 - Die Begegnung Mit Dem Tod (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783608953916
ISBN-10: 3608953914
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Shamanic Voices A Survey of Visionary Narratives
1991 - Shamanic Voices a Survey of VIsionary Narratives (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780140193480
ISBN-10: 0140193480
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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La Rencontre de l'homme avec la mort
1990 - La Rencontre De L'homme Avec La Mort (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782268009452
ISBN-10: 2268009459
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Shaman
1988 - Shaman [Art and Imagination] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780500810293
ISBN-10: 050081029X
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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1983 - Shaman the Wounded Healer [Illustrated Library of Sacred Imagination] (Hardcover)Paperback
Shaman The Wounded Healer
1982 - Shaman the Wounded Healer [The Illustrated library of sacred imagination] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780824500665
ISBN-10: 0824500660
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
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Shamanic Voices
1980 - Shamanic Voices [Pelican books] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780140222739
ISBN-10: 0140222731
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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Human Encounter with Death
1978 - Human Encounter with Death [Condor Books] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780285648739
ISBN-10: 028564873X
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The Human Encounter with Death
The Human Encounter with Death (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525129752
ISBN-10: 0525129758
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A Buddhist Life in America Simplicity in the Complex
A Buddhist Life in America Simplicity in the Complex [Wit Lectures] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780809137855
ISBN-10: 0809137852
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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