Jan Chozen Bays

Jan Chozen Bays

Jan Chozen Bays, MD, is a Zen master in the White Plum lineage of the late master Taizan Maezumi Roshi. She serves as a priest and teacher at the Jizo Mountain–Great Vow Zen Monastery in Clatskanie, Oregon. She is also a pediatrician who specializes in the evaluation of children for abuse and neglect.

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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. At a Mexican...
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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?” I’d like to think I am not...
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Talking with Jan Chozen Bays About Mindful Eating

Food: A Way to Contentedness and Connection An interview on the publication of the expanded edition of her book Mindful Eating: A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food By Dave O'Neal Shambhala:  What, in a nutshell, is “mindful eating”? Jan Chozen Bays: Mindful...
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