September 27, 2015 at 11:17PM on Facebook

Well, I got one good, 15-second-long view of the full eclipse. Persistence pays off. Thank god for good beer! I must say, having grown up in the 70s when the only things that garnered a mass audience were on network TV, I’m impressed by the intense focus on this moon on social media. (#SuperBloodMoon is the top trend on Twitter!) But I’m also reminded of a news story I read once about a public celebration of Buddha’s Birthday in Korea, in which tens of thousands marched through Seoul chanting the verses of the Heart Sutra in unison.
Translations of the The Heart Sutra