Meditation & Science


Meditation: A Healthy Choice for Diabetics By Guan Cheng Ming & Juliana Sun   The global prevalence of diabetes among adults has risen rapidly. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 422 million adults were living with diabetes in 2014, compared to 108 million in 1980. Type 2 diabetes, which makes up 90 percent of diabetes cases, is a condition that is the product of …
Checking the Time the Smart Way By Xi Yu & Qing Cha   With the latest technology, smart functionality in a wall clock is setting a new standard of timekeeping. Instead of fumbling in a bag to pull out a smartphone, you may wish to consult a smart wall clock, which presents notifications at a glance. Your messages will never go unnoticed again. This new technology could be a good reason…
Meditation and Science The Science of Consciousness             The science of consciousness – essentially, the study of how thoughts, emotions and beliefs affect the human body and the planet – is flourishing, and in so doing is ushering humankind into a staggering new definition of what it means to experience the self and the world. Quantu…
  Do I Need to Practice Bodhi Meditation “Do I Need to Practice Bodhi Meditation?” This question is frequently asked of Grandmaster JinBodhi, and of Bodhi Meditation instructors and practitioners. Below is a checklist to help you decide for yourself. You have been diagnosed with a medical condition and conventional treatment is not satisfactory. Modern medicine has cured many …
      CHALLENGES: SPRAINED ANKLE, STUBBORNNESS   A Retired Principal’s Love for Meditation   BY LIN MING LI. MALAYSIA         In 2012, I sprained my left ankle while on an overseas trip. Despite the pain I went shopping the following day, which aggravated my injury. Upon returning home, I could hardly walk and my ankle was severely swollen. Afte…
      CHALLENGES: CERVICAL SPINE PAIN, CHRONIC GASTRITIS   An Extraordinary Experience in My Ordinary Life   BY CHEN ZUO FAN. NEW YORK         My name is Zuo Fan, which means “to be an ordinary person.” That was my father’s wish for me. For over 40 years, my life has indeed been very ordinary, except I struggled with poor health — unt…
      CHALLENGES: SPINAL DISPLACEMENT, DEPRESSION   A Renewed, Radiant Person   BY CHENG LI, VANCOUVER           Originally from Singapore, my family and I moved to Vancouver. Besides managing a busy household, I often find time to make pastries for my two daughters to share with their classmates, and for my friends and me to deliver to seniors&…
      CHALLENGES: DRY EYES, TINNITUS, ALLERGIC RHINITIS   Healthy Eyes, Ears and Nose   BY JIANG YAO JI, HONG KONG         Twenty years of health challenges had left me despairing and exhausted. Chronic allergic rhinitis, tinnitus (perpetual buzzing in the ears), and dry eyes made me miserable. Hope arrived in the form of meditation. My eyes, ears, nos…
      CHALLENGES: GASTRITIS, GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE, NECK AND SHOULDER PAIN, INSOMNIA   No More Hospital Visits   BY YI YANG, SOUTH KOREA         I had gastroesophageal reflux disease for 20 years, which caused me burning pain. Although the medication provided some relief, the issue kept flaring up. Six years after diagnosis, the medication st…
      CHALLENGES: ANXIETY, INSOMNIA, BACKACHES, LEG PAIN   Regaining Peace in Mind and Body   BY ARUNA L., TORONTO          About 28 years ago, my home country of Sri Lanka was in the throes of a civil war. My family and I left for Canada to begin a new life as immigrants. Over the years. living so far from my homeland and extended family caused m…