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 December 5, 2019, Day 5 of the Bodhi Season 2019. Today we'll take a short look at the 5th item of the Eightfold Path, Awakened Livelihood. This is probably the most "pragmatic" item of the Eightfold Path. We are creatures of Earth and all creatures provide some sort of value. Most creatures can't … Continue reading Day 5 – Bodhi Season 2019 – Awakened Livelihood
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
Today is Sunday, December 1, 2019. Welcome to Day 1 of the 2019 Bodhi Season! Bodhi Day is on Sunday, December 8, 2019. Today we talk about the 1st item of the Eightfold Path, Awakened View. That is, seeing the world as it really is, not as we usually do through the constraints of our … Continue reading Day 1 – Bodhi Season 2019 – Awakened View
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