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Rohatsu is an observation of the Buddha's enlightenment - Buddhism


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.

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).

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.

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 ...

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).

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 ...

Zen Kids Celebrate Rohatsu — Empty Hand Zen Center


Dec 20, 2010 ... By Gillian Cummings. Just as the Sunday before, when adults of the Empty Hand Zen Center's sangha ended Rohatsu Retreat with an ...

Bodhi Day
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 | Still Mind Zendo


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

Bodhi Day, Rohatsu: Buddhists celebrate enlightenment with lights ...


Dec 8, 2014 ... MONDAY, DECEMBER 8: A season of light begins for Mahayana and Zen Buddhists, on the holiday known as Bodhi Day or Rohatsu. (Bodhi ...