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01476 Why There Is Reincarnation
Master says that magical powers cannot liberate us from transmigration, citing the stories of the Eight Immortals, Pinocchio, and Aladdin and the Magic Lamp to emphasize Her point. What should practitioners do if they cannot completely control their actions, ..(more)
01483 The Zen of Zho Su
One day, a disciple asked his master, “I have nothing in my mind now. What should I do?” He meant that he was empty inside and had attained the level of complete tranquility, and saw that “form is empty and ..(more)
01537-1-V0474 Follow Your Heart
Excerpts from Supreme Master Ching Hai's lecture The best thing is that you meditate, all of you. And if we have a connection inside, every time you ask a question, if you really sincerely concentrate inside, the answer will come right away. Before you've finished ..(more)
01571-V0488 A King with a Lot of Desires
With Supreme Master Ching Hai’s infinite wisdom and grace, disciples are continuously humbled by her unparalleled teachings. In this entertaining lecture to disciples, the Supreme Master tells a story about a king with many desires that inevitably led him to great ..(more)
01594-V0501 The Way of Family Harmony
Will the success or failure of our marriage have an impact on our spiritual path? What should we do to let our spouse feel that he/she is loved and respected? What can we do to protect our marriage and let both parties grow toward Truth, goodness and beauty? What can ..(more)
01610 How To Practice In The Complicated Society
How can we stay in the present complex society to benefit people as much as possible, while still preserving our purity of heart? To elaborate on this point, Supreme Master Ching Hai tells a story about a prime minister in ancient China named Guan ..(more)
01611 The Best Way To Beautify Yourself
What can we learn about the demeanor of a spiritual practitioner from the story of Guan Zhong and Bao Shu-ya? When Master says we should wear "beautiful clothes," what kinds of clothes is She referring to? How did Master ..(more)
01616 Three Fundamental Issues in Life
If we want to be wealthy, then we should try to do more charity. Whatever we sow, so shall we reap. If we want to open the door of wisdom, we should register for initiation, keep the precepts and a vegan diet, and meditate daily to search inward for self nature ..(more)
01629 Guan Zhong and Bao SuYa
Supreme Master Ching Hai humorously enlightens us with a wisely-told story about two Saints in ancient China: Guan Zhong and Bao Shuya, ..(more)
01634 Stories of Saints – Real Saint
Highlights: Why is saints' wisdom sometimes regarded as a kind of disease? In the old time, a man named Longshu got a strange disease. A famous doctor named Wen Zhi ..(more)
01649 How to Feed Wild Animal
Highlights: Liang Yuan was the wild animal trainer for King Xuan of Zhou Dynasty. He was well-known for keeping and training wild ..(more)
01681 Only  Spiritual Practitioners are Truly Free
How could we have true freedom under unfavorable political rules? Supreme Master Ching Hai points out: we should live as it is no matter what the situation is. Actually, we can survive in any government system as long as we don’t ask for too much. We can find our own way ..(more)
01683 The Difficulty Of A Master
The Supreme Master Ching Hai revealed the laboriousness of training disciples. She said emotionally: "Sometimes I really feel as if only one person is kept busy in the whole world." Master's work needs help from others, but sometimes when there is someone to help, it ..(more)
01688-V0562 The God Consciousness Is in Everything
Excerpts from Supreme Master Ching Hai’s lecture: We humans look alike with some very basic instinct, but we develop differently even though we are all Buddhas, and we have Buddha nature. There's nothing but Buddha inside you and around you. Just like a cup put ..(more)
01741-V0588B The Secret of the Past and Future
Excerpts from Supreme Master Ching Hai’s lecture: “There are many levels in the universe, many beings with different levels. The life of one being is infinite, no past or future, we can experience all properties and knowledge of all levels in the universe at a given ..(more)