Teachings


The Listening Heart A Dharma Teaching by Grandmaster JinBodhi Compilation by Xiang Yun   Mimosa, a type of grass, closes its leaves when touched. Even plants exhibit feelings and it is necessary for us to treat them with love. How should we treat things and matters so they will have a sense of being blessed? What kind of unexpected benefits would greet us if we were to live with love and l…
To remain calm physically and mentally, to remain grounded in a storm, listen to Grandmaster JinBodhi as he talks about the importance of “meditation” in the Six Perfections, and the benefits of persisting in meditation practice. “Meditation” is surely the foundation of enlightenment. Buddhism has spread far in the 2,600 years since it was established. The founder of Buddhism, Sakyam…
What is the truth of “Diligence?” What benefits does diligent cultivation bring us? How to practice diligently? Don’t worry, allow Grandmaster JinBodhi to light the way.
Do you understand what tolerance means? It means to tolerate insults. To tolerate being blamed by others. When others say, “Why are you so ugly? Why didn’t you do the work well?” It is usually insulting indeed. But sometimes, it is really your fault. When you hear, “Why didn’t you do the work well?” It doesn’t sound as pleasant as, …
If we want to transform our fate, to obtain great awakening and wisdom, we must learn to give and share what we have with others. We all should know about this. It means to give what we have to those in need. When there is a disaster, the victims need money and food, we would give ours to the victims. An elderly person who has no children lives alone in your neighborhood; you should take care of …
The Meaning and Significance of the Six-Syllable Mantra The Six-Syllable Mantra is one that radiates illumination. It promotes the integration of humans with Heaven and earth. Each chant will reach countless beings in the world, sending them great blessings. Let’s listen to the celestial sound together. May the energy, full of warmth and love, reach every corner of the world to allow all be…
The four key words in meditation practice Once a disciple asked me, “The world is made up of karmic affinities. Since our accumulated karma is the reason for us to come to this world and our destinies have been pre-destined since birth, we should simply learn to accept and let go. To help us broaden our hearts and spiritual realm, we can choose to read books for the s…
Despite long period of practice, the body still suffers from illnesses and pain. Despite long period of practice, troubles still continues. Despite long period of practice, life is still stagnant. What’s to be done? Should you continue practicing or not? Here, these perplexing phenomena will be addressed. Hope you can overcome the obstacles inherent in meditation prac…
According to legend, auspicious light appeared on the sky when Lord Bao was born? All the visible substances in the world, such as mountains, water stone, trees and the humans emanate light. The light and aura of these objects are manifestations of energy. Recorded in the ancient Chinese classics was a story of a famous judge in the Song Dynasty, Lord Bao. On the night he was born, a passer-by s…