Beloved by readers of all ages, it is based on the true stories of the Venerated Tang Dynasty Buddhist Monk Xuanzang, This book, entitled “Great Tang Records on the Western Regions,” provided the inspiration for the novel “Journey to the West,” written by Wu Cheng-En during the Ming Dynasty. The book introduces us to Master Tang Sanzang and His three loyal disciples who protect Him on His perilous voyage. Supreme Master Ching Hai has spoken of “Journey to the West” and its valuable spiritual lessons on several occasions. “No need to seek far, for the Buddha is in Lingshan, and Lingshan is only in your heart. Everyone has a Lingshan tower so that they can practice under the Lingshan tower.”
2019-02-13 4080 vizionări
I have already told you that “A journey to the west” is a storybook about spiritual practice and spiritual teachings. All of it was His lectures, just like my lectures now. He used all kinds of examples to describe the obstacles on the spiritual path and how to overcome them. Yeah, the more we practice, the more we understand this book. It isn’t just a novel; it truly has excellent teachings! “A journey to the west” introduces Master Tang Sanzang and His three loyal disciples: Sun Wukong, Zhu Bajie, and Sha Wujing. After passing 81 trials and obtain the Sutras of the Truth.
2019-02-06 4135 vizionări
“God Takes Care of Everything”, an illustrated adaptation of stories, was originally told aloud by Supreme Master Ching Hai, presented in lively and amusing comic strips. “A Test of the Ego”: A great Master one day instructed His disciple to fetch two potatoes and eat these two potatoes. “It Is detachment that Counts“: One day, a Master told His disciple to deliver a meal to a person who was on the other shore of the river. “We Should Not Copy a Master’s Outer Performance”: There was a Master who trained His disciples in wisdom. To demonstrate, He told the attendant to bring in a bowl with a lot of filthy things inside.
2019-02-03 3921 vizionări
Published in 1966, “The Way of the White Clouds” was written by Lama Anagarika Govinda, a German wisdom seeker. In his book, Lama Govinda documents his pilgrimage through the remotest parts of Tibet 1930s and 40s, taking photographs and creating drawings. He beautifully recounts the Tibetan scenery and describes local communities as they had existed for hundreds of years. With a travel, adventure dialogue, Lama Govinda also contemplates some of life’s greatest questions, discussing, in a very enlightened way, some very complex Tibetan Buddhist practices. Lama Anagarika Govinda met many teachers and finally found his Guru Domo Geshe Rinpoche.
2019-01-27 3926 vizionări
When Lama Govinda met Domo Geshe Rinpoche, the lightest touch of Guru’s hands on his head, sent a stream of bliss through his whole being. Simply to be in His presence, was enough to solve all problems, just as darkness disappears in the presence of light. The Guru told him: “If you wish me to be your Guru, do not look upon my person as the Guru, because every human personality has its shortcomings, and so long as we are engaged in observing the imperfections of others, we deprive ourselves of the opportunities of learning from them.”
2019-01-18 4105 vizionări
A leader in the environmental food movement, Matthew Prescott is the Senior Food. He has been a vegan activist for nearly 20 years and is a well-sought out speaker on reforming how we farm and eat. Matthew Prescott serves as the Senior Food Policy Director of The Humane Society of the United States, the largest animal protection organization in the US. By eating more plant-based foods, more vegan foods, we can save the world; we can save animals; we can improve our own health, and really simple changes that are also delicious can just do so much good.
2019-01-09 3669 vizionări
One of the all-time great classics in children’s literature is “Charlotte’s Web,” written by E.B.White. Featuring vibrant illustrations by Garth Williams and Rosemary Wells, “Charlotte’s Web” tells the memorable tale of Wilbur the pig, who befriends a wise spider and a diverse family of animals who unite to save his life. First published in 1952, “Charlotte’s Web” instantly gained popularity, and became the bestselling children’s paperback of all time by the year 2000.
2019-01-04 3732 vizionări