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Bodhi Day is the Buddhist holiday that commemorates the day that the historical Buddha, ... The word Rōhatsu (臘八) is Japanese and literally means 8th Day of the 12th Month. It is ...

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 Sesshin - Sanshin Zen Community


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

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 ...

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).

Gautama Sees the Morning Star: a Rohatsu Meditation - Patheos


Dec 8, 2014 ... It's hard to know anything with certainty about antiquity. Okay, perhaps that's true for today, as well. But, history blends with myth much more ...

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 ...

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).

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 ...

How to Celebrate Bodhi Day | DoItYourself.com


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

Bodhi Tree
Coordinates: 24°41′45.29″N 84°59′29.29″E / 24.6959139°N 84.9914694°E ... On December 8, Bodhi Day celebrates Buddha's enlightenment underneath the Bodhi Tree. Those who follow the Dharma greet each other by saying, “Budu  ... 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 on December 8th by Zen communities around the world and is the most ...

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 ...