Sunday, April 08, 2007

A Dance For Easter, Passover, and Buddha's Birthday

Buddha's Birthday actually falls late in May, for those who convert the lunar calendar to the solar. The eighth day of the fourth lunar month. For convenience, many temples simply observe Buddha's Birthday in April.

So good morning! I'm off to the Zen Center to celebrate the weekend with a precepts ceremony and a ceremony thanking our original teacher. After that, I'm hitting the beach for a theatre-yoga party. (To which you are invited.)

If you can't be there, please enjoy the following three minutes of joy, from the 1989 film Zatoichi:

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