Upaya Institute and Zen Center

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Upaya Institute and Zen Center
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Denomination Prajna Mountain Buddhist Order
White Plum Asanga
Founder(s) Joan Halifax
Address 1404 Cerro Gordo Road Santa Fe, NM, 87501
Country United States
Website www.upaya.org/

Upaya Institute and Zen Center is a center for residential Zen practice located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and founded by Joan Halifax Roshi. The center focuses on integration of Zen practice with social action, with traditional cultivation of wisdom and compassion in the Buddhist sense. It also provides service in the areas of death and dying, prison work, environment, women's rights and peace work. According to the Upaya website, in 2002 Joan Halifax founded the Prajna Mountain Buddhist Order. A non-profit organization, Prajna is, a new Buddhist Order in the lineage of Taizan Maezumi Roshi, the Zen Peacemaker Order and White Plum Asanga.[1]


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  1. ^ Upaya Institute and Zen Center Prajna Mountain Forest Refuge

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