Read it .now 13 years after diagnosed with prostate cancer enjoying the moment.prognosis I have tll christmas
Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara is a Soto Zen Priest and Zen Teacher in the White Plum lineage. She received priest ordination from Taizan Maezumi Roshi and dharma transmission from Bernie Tetsugen Glassman. She is the founder and abbot of the Village Zendo in New York City.
Joan Halifax, PhD, is a Zen priest and anthropologist who has served on the faculty of Columbia University and the University of Miami School of Medicine. For the past thirty years she has worked with dying people and has lectured on the subject of death and dying at Harvard Divinity School, Harvard Medical School, Georgetown Medical School, and many other academic institutions. In 1990, she founded Upaya Zen Center, a Buddhist study and social action center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In 1994, she founded the Project on Being with Dying, which has trained hundreds of healthcare professionals in the contemplative care of dying people.