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Rohatsu is an observation of the Buddha's enlightenment


Sep 21, 2015 ... Rohatsu, December 8, is the day Japanese Zen Buddhists observe the enlightenment of the Buddha. It is also called Bodhi Day ...

Rohatsu: A Celebration of the Buddha's Enlightenment — Faith ...


Dec 9, 2013 ... On Saturday, in the midst of my afternoon Christmas shopping, I took a break and attended a lovely Zen Buddhist ceremony for Rohatsu.

Rohatsu | Still Mind Zendo


Rohatsu is the annual commemoration of the Buddha's Awakening. It is marked on December 8th by Zen communities around the world and is the most ...

Bodhi Day, Rohatsu: Buddhists embrace Buddha's enlightenment ...


Dec 8, 2013 ... Holidays columnist Stephanie Fenton reports on the celebration of Buddha's enlightenment on Bodhi Day (Rohatsu, in Zen Buddhism).

Bodhi Day: Celebrating the Buddha's Enlightenment | Huffington Post


Dec 8, 2010 ... Today, all over the world, Zen Buddhists are celebrating the day of the Buddha's enlightenment. Known in Japan as "Rohatsu" (literally, the 8th ...

Rohatsu Sesshin, Jodo-e, Danpi Sesshin | SOTOZEN-NET


The week between December 1st and 8th is called Rohatsu sesshin, which is a whole week of intensive zazen. The custom has its roots in the Buddha's own ...

How to Celebrate Bodhi Day | DoItYourself.com


Enlighten yourself to some of the traditions of Buddhism's Bodhi Day.

Rohatsu, Bodhi/Enlightenment Day - Patheos


Dec 8, 2013 ... Today is the day that Japanese Zen schools celebrate Rohatsu, also known as the Buddha's enlightenment day (Japanese: Jōdō-e, 成道会).

Happy Bodhi Day (Rohatsu)! - Patheos


Dec 9, 2015 ... Today is the day that Japanese Zen schools celebrate Rohatsu, also known as the Buddha's enlightenment day (Japanese: Jōdō-e, 成道会).

Rohatsu Sesshin - Sanshin Zen Community


Rohatsu Sesshin. This sesshin commemorates the enlightenment of Shakyamuni Buddha. During this sesshin we practice in complete, silence. The schedule ...

Bodhi Day - Wikipedia
Bodhi Day is the Buddhist holiday that commemorates the day that the historical Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama (Shakyamuni), experienced enlightenment, also ... More »
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What is the meaning of the Buddhist holiday Rohatsu? - Beliefnet


Japanese for 'December 8,' Rohatsu marks the morning Buddha achieved realization. Every year, we have the same chance.

Rohatsu A Day of Awakening - Beliefnet


Beliefnet expert Arnie Kozak reflects on the meaning of Rohatsu.

Upaya Program: ROHATSU SESSHIN: Buddha's Enlightenment


Rohatsu Sesshin marks the enlightenment of the Buddha. It is a powerful gathering of practitioners and friends who are dedicated to realizing the way. Roshis ...