Tag Archives: Bodhi Day

Humble Holiday Prep …Floral Friday

2015 has been an emotionally trying year for yours truly so I’m keeping the final month low key.  The money I would normally spend on decorations will be directed towards charity and other priorities.  I don’t mention this to point … Continue reading

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Holiday Simplicity …Floral Friday

I like to enjoy a quiet simplicity during the December holiday season.  I realize that this preference is in direct opposition to the Madison Avenue ideal of extravagance and spendthrift ways.  But that’s OK, the advertising executives probably won’t bother … Continue reading

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Happy Bodhi Day

I’ve been thinking about the perpetual troubles of the world.  Humanity is engaged in greed, selfishness, self-centeredness, hatred, bigotry, warfare, and all the rest of the thoughts and actions that are harmful to other people, animals and the environment.  Nations … Continue reading

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Rohatsu

The first Japanese holiday I ever celebrated is Rohatsu or Bodhi Day.  My Zen Buddhist roommate, Takeo, had celebrated the holiday since his childhood.  So I got all caught up in the excitement and preparations for the very special day. … Continue reading

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