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Bodhi Day

The Best Meditation Advice You Ever Heard

Posted 12.10.2012 | Religion

Mediation is an essential spiritual practice. It's not hard to start, but sometimes we need help to improve and go deeper. Plus, there are the potenti...

Celebrating Bodhi Day For The 21st Century

Lewis Richmond | Posted 02.07.2013 | Religion
Lewis Richmond

Living in the light of humility, kindness and compassion is the deep lesson and timeless inspiration of Bodhi Day. When we celebrate Bodhi Day this year I hope that we can celebrate it as a 21st century holiday, embracing the full weight of Buddhism's long history without being limited by it.

Bodhi Day: A Transgender Buddhist's Note Of Gratitude

Jack W. Cooper | Posted 02.07.2012 | Religion
Jack W. Cooper

What I have experienced over time has not always been pleasant, but more and more I am able to be with what is and to use skillful means to make choices that allow me to align with myself and move closer to an unshakable freedom.

Bodhi Day 2011: Commemorating The Enlightenment Of The Buddha (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.08.2011 | Religion

Bodhi Day is a Buddhist holiday that commemorates the day that the Buddha achieved enlightenment, translated as bodhi in Sanskrit or Pali. Bodhi Day i...

Bodhi Day: Celebrating The Buddha's Enlightenment

Roshi Pat Enkyo O'Hara, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Roshi Pat Enkyo O'Hara, Ph.D.

Today, all over the world, Zen Buddhists are celebrating the day of the Buddha's enlightenment. Known in Japan as "Rohatsu," this Bodhi Day marks the defining event in the legend of Shakyamuni Buddha: his enlightenment experience.