Germany, known as “the land of poets and thinkers,” is also Europe’s largest economy and most populous nation. It is a country with many riches. It offers big-city charm, small picture-perfect towns, medieval castles, and a wealth of art and culture.
In classical music the country is second to none. Germany was the birthplace of Bach, Handel, Beethoven, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Wagner, amongst others.
The country proudly possesses one of the world's highest levels of education and technological development. In addition, to help its citizens, Germany has a generous social welfare system that provides universal health care, unemployment compensation, and other social needs.
Germany’s current chancellor, Angela Merkel, is the country’s first woman, first East German and the first scientist to hold the office.
Although successful in the worldly sense, many Germans thirst for spiritual truths quest for enlightenment. Due to the sincere longing of these Truth seekers, Supreme Master Ching Hai accepted the invitations to visit this vibrant country a number of times to share her wisdom and insightful understanding of the Kingdom of God.
We now invite you to listen to the following lecture entitled “The True Meaning of Initiation,”delivered by Supreme Master Ching Hai on May 1, 1993 in Munich, Germany.