Tomorrow, January 2, 2020, is the "real" Bodhi Day. Tomorrow will be the 8th Day of the 12th Lunar month of the Chinese year 4717. Since for most of the world today (Jan 1, 2020) is New Year 2020 (new decade too), the subject of time is an appropriate topic for this short "pre lunar … Continue reading Lunar Bodhi Day 2019 Eve – Time
Happy Bodhi Day 2019!! I hope you enjoyed the journey through the Noble Eightfold Path as we hiked from the base of Zion Canyon to the high perspective of Observation Point. The Noble Eightfold Path is the prescription for removing the roadblock we all face on this human segment of the larger Journey to Perfection. … Continue reading Happy Bodhi Day 2019!!
Today December 7, 2019 - Bodhi Day Eve! We now end our journey through the Eightfold Path with the last two items, Awakened Mindfulness and Awakened Concentration. I'm lumping these two items into one post for two reasons. The first is that this knowledge is helpful if you plan on meditating early in the morning … Continue reading Bodhi Day Eve 2019 – Awakened Mindfulness and Concentration
Today is December 6, 2019 - the 6th Day of Bodhi Season 2019. Today we'll very briefly discuss the 6th item of the Eightfold Path - Right Effort. Since our sentience gets around this Universe in our physical bodies, as it is for any vehicle, it needs fuel and maintenance. There are physical constraints within … Continue reading Day 6 – Bodhi Season 2019 – Awakened Effort
Today is Tuesday, December 3, 2019. Welcome to Day 3 of the 2019 Bodhi Season. Today we discuss the 3rd item of the Eightfold Path - Awakened Speech. Awakened Speech kicks us into 2nd gear on this Bodhi Season 2019 journey through the Eightfold Path. It's part of a sub-group that includes Awakened Speech, Awakened … Continue reading Day 3 – Bodhi Season 2019 – Awakened Speech
Bodhi Season begins in four days, December 1, 2019! For the days from December 1 through Bodhi Day on December 8, I will post guidance for you towards your great awakening. For this Bodhi Season, the theme is the Noble Eightfold Path. It is arguably the fundamental principle of Buddhism. In fact, it's a big … Continue reading Pre-Bodhi Season 2019 – The Eightfold Path
Bodhi Season 2019, December 1 through December 8, is only a week away. So it's time to start contemplating our week-long hike to the Grand View of the Universe to see it as it really is. On Bodhi Day, December 8, we will awaken from all that we were always told to be the truth … Continue reading One Week Until Bodhi Season 2019
Bodhi Day for 2019 falls on a Sunday - December 8, 2019. That's good because I don't need to burn any vacation days. At the time of this writing, October 11, 2019, that's less than two months away! The Bodhi Season begins on December 1, 2019. Siddhartha Guatama meditated for seven days under the Bodhi Tree … Continue reading Bodhi Day 2019
Today is Chinese New Year! The Lunar New Year. So I thought I'd mention the date of the next Lunar Bodhi Day. The Lunar Bodhi day for 2019 is January 2, 2020. That is, the 8th day of the 12th New Moon of the lunar year that comprises most of 2019, which begins today, February … Continue reading When is the Lunar Bodhi Day for 2019?
Happy Bodhi 4715!!! Today begins the Lunar Bodhi Season for 2018! That is, it begins seven days of meditation that ends the morning of the eighth day, Sunday, January 13, 2019, Bodhi Day. But Isn't it 2019? It's the 12th New Moon starting from the Chinese New Year - a lunar calendar - back on … Continue reading Lunar Bodhi Season 2018!