It’s Bodhi Day, chillun! It’s also St. Nicholas day and Peter Principle’s birthday. Huzzah!
Bodhi Day 2011: Commemorating The Enlightenment Of The BuddhaBodhi Day is a Buddhist holiday that commemorates the day that the Buddha achieved enlightenment, translated as bodhi in Sanskrit or Pali. Bodhi Day is celebrated on the eighth day of the 12th lunar month. In 2011, Bodhi day is observed on Thursday, Dec. 8.