- Bill Murray may be a bodhisattva
- His passion project film, "The Razor's Edge," is about a man's search for enlightenment
- He photo-bombs and pranks along his way to shake the masses from their torpor
This essay is part of a column called The Wisdom Project by David Allan, editorial director of CNN Health and Wellness. The series is on applying to one's life the wisdom and philosophy found everywhere, from ancient texts to pop culture. You can follow David at @davidgallan. Don't miss another Wisdom Project column; subscribe here.
(CNN)It's your basic Cinderella story. William James Murray was an unknown out of Wilmette, Illinois, just outside Chicago. He is the middle-est of nine children, and his parents, Lucille and Ed, were a mailroom clerk and salesman, respectively and respectably. Yet young Bill's destiny or innate gifts would take him far from his working-class roots.
Bill Murray, bodhisattva
'The wise say the path to Salvation is hard'
Have a Murray Christmas
'I'm a god. I'm not the God'
'Wake me the hell up'
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