Supreme Master Ching Hai first came to Taiwan, or Formosa, in the mid-1980s. Her great love for the Island has been manifested in many ways including philanthropic works. She has given funds and gifts both publicly and anonymously. Master has supported health-related initiatives in the United Kingdom, Âu Lạc or Vietnam, EL Salvador, Thailand, France, the Philippines, Gaza, Germany, india, Australia, and many other nations. Religious, spiritual, and educational institutions all over our world have also benefited from Supreme Master Ching Hai’s contributions including temples, churches, spiritual groups and schools.