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Buddhist Awakening

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.