After 15 years my faith in this practice, once so strong, turned to doubt. I began asking myself: What do I really know that is true? Who and what can I really trust? What has become of Lew, the person I used to be so many years before?
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.