Bodhi Day is the Buddhist holiday that commemorates the day that Shakyamuni Gautama Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment, also known as bodhi in Sanskrit and Pali. According to tradition, Siddhartha had recently forsaken years of extreme ascetic practices and resolved to sit under a peepal tree, also known as a Bodhi tree (Ficus religiosa), and simply meditate until he found the root of suffering, and how to liberate oneself from it.
Day: December 8, 2022
Christmas Season (Part II) ~ 2006 – 2007
In the Christmas Season of 2006, Kevin, Katelynn, and I visited California. Since we celebrated the 60th Anniversary of Kevin’s grandparents in Anaheim, we stayed an extra day to go to Disneyland.
In 2007, Kevin installed his first outdoor Christmas tree made of Christmas light chains. Everything was holden up by a PVC pipe.
… to be continued …