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00187 One Can Go to Heaven Only by Keeping His Body, Speech and Mind Clean
If we want to go to Heaven, we should know the law in Heaven and respect it by keeping our body, speech and mind clean. Body means we purify our body by avoiding eating the dirty meat of animals. This is the most important. Heavenly beings are so kind that they cannot ..(more)
00217 The Supra-Worldly Light
Sometimes we can also see light even if we have not been practicing, even if we have not been meditating. But either the light or the inner sound we can hear or see only for an instant, not continuously. There are two kinds of light – one is… and the other one…. But without ..(more)
00273 The Origin of Ullambana
Mulian, as one of the great disciples by the side of Shakyamuni Buddha, could not save his stingy and greedy mother from hell even if he had a great magical power. Buddha was able to transform and help her only when she longed from her heart and prayed for Buddha’s ..(more)
00274 How to Find the Buddha Nature
Shakyamuni Buddha talked about "the outside teaching apart from tradition". Since the teaching is not in the scriptures and the Buddha nature can't be found there either, where could we find the Buddha nature? Supreme Master Ching Hai points out: reading and reciting ..(more)
00276 How to Practice Spiritually at Home
Why do we want to become Buddha? It's not because we want to deliver sentient beings or escape from this world of sufferings, but because we should become Buddha. It would be a pity if we forget our status after being born into this mundane world. Spiritual practice does ..(more)
00277 Situations of One's Deathbed
About birth, aging, illness and death, there are people to teach us how to give birth, and people to take care of us when we are old, like to prepare the old-age pension in advance or the endowment insurance, etc. And we also have doctors to treat us when we get sick, ..(more)
00280 How to Use Our Inner Infinite Power
Highlights Master says, “In the universe, humans are the highest - not the Buddha, not God. Without humans, there is no Buddha and no God.” Why do our prayers become most effective and responsive after we start practicing the Quan Yin Method? After ..(more)
00282 An Overview of the Diamond Sutra
Highlights Supreme Master Ching Hai explains that a spiritual practitioner must first reopen the Divine within before they can really practice the Six Ways of Perfection. Once we have secured contact with this Power, we will naturally have ..(more)
00284 How to Recognize a Real Master
How to recognize a real Master? People discriminate between Masters based on their own imagination. They are attached to the Buddha's name and bound the wooden Buddha, eagerly "searching for enlightened Masters". Supreme Master Ching Hai said: we have very rich ..(more)
00285 What Is Maya's Hindrance
It's dangerous to meditate on your own without a great enlightened Master, because there will be Maya's hindrance. Our souls are likely to get out during our meditation. Without the protection from the power of a great enlightened Master, the power of Maya, or lonely ..(more)
00291 Only Balance of Yin and Yang Can Leads to Buddhahood
There should be neither Yin nor Yang in the highest level, but most of the time we are either too Yin or too Yang. In Taoism, there is a Tai Chi Circle, half of it is black with a white spot in the center; the other half is white with a black spot in the center. That ..(more)
00317 Loving Power Is the Foundation  for Realization of Tao
Hightlights: Since the ancient times till now, spiritual practitioners are liked by everybody, either good or bad , because they have more universal love which can be extended to every ..(more)
00319 Buddha is My Profession
Highlights: Why is that most people cannot accept the coming of a living Buddha? Supreme Master breaks our stereotyped misconceptions about Buddha with her wise insights and words: my profession is Buddha. If all ..(more)
00347 The Eight Immortals Also Practiced Quan Yin Method
He Xiangu, one of the Eight Immortals, once heard the jingling sound of flute; Sakyamuni Buddha mentioned in the Lotus Sutra about the sounds of bell, drum, thunder and lion’s roar; the Bible also mentioned God's voice like the sound of thunder and flood, and when God ..(more)
00352 The Story of Water Margin and Spiritual Practice
The Story of Water Margin (All Men Are Brothers) helps us see ourselves: we might originally be Bodhisattva or angles, but if we do not practice spiritually, we could still be very coarse and ferocious and destroy everything. We could not distinguish good from bad; sometimes ..(more)