Bodhi Day Eve 2019 – Awakened Mindfulness and Concentration

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

Day 6 – Bodhi Season 2019 – Awakened Effort

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

Day 5 – Bodhi Season 2019 – Awakened Livelihood

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

Day 3 – Bodhi Season 2019 – Awakened Speech

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

Pre-Bodhi Season 2019 – The Eightfold Path

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