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Courage, Love and Compassion: An evening with Roshi Joan Halifax

February 27, 2019
7 PM - 8:30 PM

Roshi Joan Halifax is a renowned Buddhist teacher, author, Zen priest, and anthropologist. Her talk on February 27 at The Marjorie Luke Theatre will focus on "Courage, Love, and Compassion".

This event is FREE but you must register to save your seat at: www.hospiceofsantabarbara.org/joan/

Roshi Joan is Founder, Abbot, and Head Teacher of Upaya Zen Center, a Buddhist monastery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She is Director of the Project on Being with Dying and Founder of the Upaya Prison Project that develops programs on meditation for prisoners.

Her books include: The Human Encounter with Death (with Stanislav Grof); The Fruitful Darkness, A Journey Through Buddhist Practice; Simplicity in the Complex: A Buddhist Life in America; Being with Dying: Cultivating Compassion and Wisdom in the Presence of Death; and, Standing at the Edge: Finding Freedom Where Fear and Courage Meet.