May is the best time to express our gratitude, love, and devotion to those close to us!
In the early summer of 2017, members of the Supreme Master Ching Hai International Association from aroundthe globe gathered at the Hsihu Ashram with grateful hearts to celebratethe blessedbirthday of our Master. An array of entertaining programs and performances with aninternational flavor were presented at the gathering, which also featured a vegan birthday cake. During the eventMaster and discipleswished all the mothers of the world a Happy Mother’s Day.
After the performances, as a symbol of world unity and peace,representatives ofvariouscountries read messages for Mother’s Day in their native languages to express their sincere gratitude and kind wishes to Master and all mothers.
Supreme Master Ching Hai offeredher special thanks to mothers everywherefor giving enlightened Mastersa chance to come to ourownand other worlds to enlighten us andbless the planets. Master reminded everyone that motherhood is not only life’smost demandingjob, but also the one that is most unappreciated and likely to be taken for granted. She added that children should be more considerate and respectfultoward their parents.
In order to thank all hardworking, self-sacrificing, family-loving mothers, Master invited several elderlymomsfrom different countries to come on stage to cut the vegan birthday cake and share the joy and glory of Mother's Day!
With the airfull of warmth and gratitude, the Hsihu Ashram was transformed into a place of joy and happiness on that sunny day in May.