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.
Language is translatable but we also have to be aware of the subtle shades of meaning, beyond literal translation, that cultural settings impart.
this week I'm on tour playing guitar with Krishna Das. Hanging with KD and the posse is always about dharma and music mixed together --- my favorite combo.