When Jan Chozen Bays noticed purveyors of commercial products appropriating the word “Zen,” she responded with an open letter published in the Fall 2002 Buddhadharma.
Tis always the season for giving. Six Buddhist teachers on why generosity is the starting place of all the virtues.
Prayer is alive and well in Western Zen, says Jan Chozen Bays, even as it challenges us to make sense of what we’re doing.
Jan Chozen Bays on the incessant desires that fuel our confusion and suffering.
Jan Chozen Bays explains how to recognize and tame the critical commentary we replay in our minds.
Bhikkhu Bodhi, Jan Chozen Bays, and Jeffrey Hopkins discuss the Buddhist doctrine of karma and why it is essential.
Andrea Miller talks to Great Vow Monastery co-abbot Jan Chozen Bays about how her monastery attracts young people and makes mindful marimba music.
Jan Chozen Bays’s contribution to the “Joyful Giving” feature, looking at why generosity is the starting place of all the virtues.
A panel discussion with Robert Thurman, Jan Chozen Bays, Bhikkhu Bodhi and Ayya Tathaaloka. Introduction by Ajahn Amaro.
Jan Chozen Bays, Ajahn Amaro, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, and Frank Ostaseski explore how to face aging and death with an open and fearless mind.