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Tag: Bodhi

Happy Bodhi Day!

According to Wikipedia, “Bodhi Day is the Buddhist holiday that commemorates the day that the historical Buddha, Siddhartha Gautauma (Shakyamuni), experienced enlightenment, also known as bodhi in Sanskrit and Pali. According to tradition, Siddhartha had recently forsaken years of extreme ascetic practices and resolved…

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Lojong Slogan 11: When the world is filled with evil, transform all mishaps into the path of bodhi

This is part 11 of my series on the Buddhist Lojong Slogans “Whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” is the message from this slogan. It asks that when facing difficulties or mishaps, that we face them through the eye of bodhi or enlightenment….