Wake Up! It’s Bodhi Day.
by Bob Schwartz
Bodhi Day is December 8, marking the enlightenment of the Buddha.
bodhi. In Sanskrit and Pāli, “awakening,” “enlightenment”.
—Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism
If the mad mind stops, its very stopping is bodhi.
Friend, wake up! Why do you go on sleeping?
The night is over— do you want to lose the day
the same way?
—Kabir, version by Robert Bly