Jan Chozen Bays

Jan Chozen Bays

JAN CHOZEN BAYS, MD, is an ordained Zen teacher and a pediatrician who specializes in the evaluation of children for abuse and neglect. She has trained in Zen for forty-five years with Roshis Taizan Maezumi and Shodo Harada. With her husband she serves as co-abbot of Great Vow Zen Monastery, a residential center for intensive Zen training in Oregon.

Jan Chozen Bays

JAN CHOZEN BAYS, MD, is an ordained Zen teacher and a pediatrician who specializes in the evaluation of children for abuse and neglect. She has trained in Zen for forty-five years with Roshis Taizan Maezumi and Shodo Harada. With her husband she serves as co-abbot of Great Vow Zen Monastery, a residential center for intensive Zen training in Oregon.

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Yvonne Rand: A Profile of a Life of Zen

A Remembrance of Yvonne RandYvonne Rand, a leading teacher and figure in Zen Buddhism in the US, passed away on August 19, 2020. While not the author of any books, her writing appears in several books including: A White Tea Bowl: 100 Haiku from 100 Years of Life which includes a piece by Yvonne about...
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Three Practices for Eating | An Excerpt from Mindful Eating on the Go

Bettering Our Relationship with Food Trying a New Fruit The Exercise Find a fruit you have never eaten. An Asian food market is a good place to look. Star fruit, lychee, kiwano, rambutan, papaya, custard apple, mangosteen, and dragon fruit are some possibilities....
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The Future of Religion: A Reader's Guide

In the world of religion, some things stay the same, while many are constantly adapting to meet our new world of the internet and cell phones, scientific discovery, increasing awareness of gender and race dynamics, multiculturalism, the numbers of people identifying their religion as “none”...
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The Phone Fad

by Tias Little My phone is so close to me at all times it is like having a permanent pet. It is like a yo-yo. In my pocket, on the counter, atop the bed covers. When did we decide we would all marry our devices, make the commitment “to have and to hold?”...
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