“What is the meaning of life? That was all- a simple question; one that tended to close in on one with years, the great revelation had never come. The great revelation perhaps never did come. Instead, there were little daily miracles, illuminations, matches struck unexpectedly in the dark; here was one.”
― from TO THE LIGHTHOUSE By Virginia Woolf, 1927
Today is Bodhi Day, the Buddhist holiday that commemorates the day that the historical Buddha experienced enlightenment. In this clip, the American Buddhist nun and author Pema Chodron talks about the value of not only powering down our electronic devices but also quieting the racing mind.