2016-06-30
Nominated by Shambhala Sun


Student of Thich Nhat Hanh and former assistant to Joseph Campbell, Halifax takes their eastern and New Age teachings to a new eco-feminist level. Here Halifax suggests, Buddhist-like, that we can escape from suffering through investigating the "fruitful darkness." Halifax, founder of Ojai, California's Ojai Foundation, was named an Utne Visionary in 1995.

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