Family & Career


Untying the Knots in My Heart   #weak constitution #depression #indigestion #relationship problems By Yi Xi, Korea Translation by Guang Xiao   My marriage broke down in 2006. I harbored a lot of hatred toward my former husband. I would get angry whenever I thought about him. My deteriorating health seemed a direct reflection of thepain in my heart and the emotional knot in my gut. My…
Improved Health, Closer Family Challenges: interrupted sleep, irregular menstrual cycle, cold limbs, hay fever By Wu Hai, Los Angeles Translation by Guang Xiao   … my attitude toward my children changed. I was gentler in speech, praising and encouraging instead of scolding.They are more cooperative now and can understand me better.   It was curiosity that brought my friend and me to Bo…
Heaven is Right Here, Right Now By Melia McClure An Unexpected Blessing Lan Ma has always been a dynamic person, a bubbly leader who devotes herself to helping others. Since being introduced to Bodhi Meditation in 2010, her myriad talents and natural proclivity for serving are manifesting in ever more dazzling ways.             “This is a pu…
A Blessed Life Health and Family Joy By Annie Zhou Translation by Shanti Since being introduced to Bodhi Meditation, I have been blessed with health and joy. Not only has much of my physical pain disappeared, so has the sense of estrangement that once existed between myself and my children. Over ten years of working in a restaurant had resulted in constant aching in both of my arms. The pain bec…
Fly High, Fly Free By Taipei Center Translation by Austin Yeh “Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for flying with us and welcome to Taipei…” Captain Johnson Zhang has made that announcement countless times as he touches down at Taoyuan International Airport. He has flown to hundreds of destinations all over the world but finds the most comfort in welcoming travelers to Taipei, as it means he is ret…
        Intuition Through Meditation            A Dharma Teaching by Grandmaster JinBodhi            It is inevitable in life to meet a plethora of challenges, responsibilities  and commitments, and the stresses that accompany them.  How do we free ourselves from feeling restricted?  How do we experie…
        Aquaponics Modernized Ancient Gardening        By Jacqueline Sam        Aquaculture refers to raising aquatic animals in tanks. Hydroponics is the cultivation of plants in water. When the two are combined, the result is aquaponics — an effective, Nature-friendly system of food production that blends conventional aquacul…
      I love You, Mom and Dad              Ye Jia Jun, Malaysia              My relationship with my parents used to be full of conflict. My strong rebellious streak meant I disagreed with whatever they said, and we would argue after exchanging a few sentences. It was difficult for me to control my emotions duri…
      Spontaneous Fasting Leads to Health and Peace           By Guo Tan, Hong Kong         I lived in Avalokiteshvara Temple on Lantau Island for over a decade. I decided to leave the temple and embark on a pilgrimage to the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains. Along the way, I met a dharma sister who used to suffer from severe hyperthyroid…
      Strengthening Willpower to Fulfil a Dream           By Li Xu, Toronto          Pursuing a dream is usually easier said than done. For many who have not decided what they want to achieve in life, there is a sense of loss. For those who do have a dream or goal, the road to achieving it is long, challenging, and full of the unex…