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Spirit – Rev. Hanamoku’s Lunar Bodhi Day 2022 Message

Buddha Christmas and Bodhi Day Cookie. I was going for the look of a warrior's spirit. Happy Lunar Bodhi Day 2022 Today, December 30, 2022, is the Lunar Bodhi Day. This year, Bodhi Day happens between the titan holidays of Christmas and New Year. So I've noticed the view traffic for this site is very … Continue reading Spirit – Rev. Hanamoku’s Lunar Bodhi Day 2022 Message

Rev. Hanamoku’s Bodhi Day 2022 Message

An oak seedling I encountered on Tuesday, November 15. It's meditating under it's own Bodhi Tree. My favorite Fall photo for 2022 isn't that of a grove of golden quaking aspen at the alpine altitudes of Utah. Nor is it any cluster of landscaped deciduous trees designed specifically for a Fall spectacle. It's the photo … Continue reading Rev. Hanamoku’s Bodhi Day 2022 Message

Reality

Bodhi Day is about the realization that enlightenment is the omnipresent understanding that our human perception presents a highly-distorted reality. Our human perception distorts what is a continuous and eternal process into fragments of things and time. We see the Universe as a graph of symbols and relationships. This symbolic-based human perception isn't a flaw, … Continue reading Reality