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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 Day of Awakening - Beliefnet


Nov 28, 2011 ... Beliefnet expert Arnie Kozak reflects on the meaning of Rohatsu.

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, 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).

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 ...

Rohatsu Sesshin – Sydney Zen Centre


Rohatsu Sesshin October 30, 2015. Rohatsu sesshin celebrates the Buddha's awakening. The truth realised by the Buddha at that time is available to each and  ...

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 - Oakland Zen Center


Rohatsu. Koji-An Rohatsu Seshin December 1<sup>st</sup> to 8<sup>th</sup>. All meals will be informal, please let Yoshi or Hiro know when you will join. You are welcome to bring ...

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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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 ...

What Is Rohatsu? - Beliefnet


Dec 2, 2009 ... Japanese for 'December 8,' Rohatsu marks the morning Buddha achieved realization. Every year, we have the same chance.

Upaya Program: ROHATSU SESSHIN: Buddha's Enlightenment


May 16, 2016 ... Rohatsu Sesshin marks the enlightenment of the Buddha. It is a powerful gathering of practitioners and friends who are dedicated to realizing ...