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.
There are said to be three principle aspects of the path to Buddhahood -- renunciation, bodhicitta and wisdom. These are called "principle aspects" because of the crucial role they play in following the path.
Between my sessions of reading about this visionary high tech future, our group would periodically dismount and swarm into some of the most awesome and impressive Tibetan style Buddhist monasteries in the world