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recently, a nomadic Dharma sister named Clear Grace DayAnanda visited our city. i was able to offer her groceries as alms, and together we helped pass out free stuff to local homeless folks.

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去深圳河放生:今天比需得去了,感觉蠢蠢欲动,于是上午开车去了益田村超市,因为旁边就是深圳河,这样买来的鱼拎过去刚好放生!买了鱼,赶紧快速的来到河边,今天的水很清澈,蓝天白云下深圳河流淌在绿色的城市!哇!太美了!当我把鱼倒入水中时,看到下游有一只白色的水鸟站在河边绿色的草与河水交界的的石头上!今天,得念点什么吧:皈依法、皈依僧、皈依佛,水里的鱼四散而去,仿佛寻找新的世界!放生完毕,我走上桥,突然看到来了一大群白色的水鸟,一只只飞快的扎入水中又飞起来,等等,它们在吃鱼!一瞬间我呆住了:原来这个世界的轮回里,我放生,可不变的是………………自然法则……………皈依僧、皈依佛、皈依法!

volunteering in temple

I have been taking my kids to a local Buddhist Temple to do some volunteer work when time is allowed on weekends. The kids are enjoying the friendly atmosphere and the people in the Temple are very kind and helpful. I hope by doing this can enlighten myself and my …

Fund for the indigenous school

The indigenous charter school in HualianTaiwan just built their first class room. After fund raising they are still short of the needed fund to pay for the construction cost. Upon hearing the situation, I sent the some fund to close part of the gap.

No E-cigarettes

I stopped a Facebook market seller from selling E-cigarettes by explaining how bad the vaping causes the body. I didn’t know the seller, and I was ready to accept scolding from the seller. Luckily the seller accepted not to sell and thank me for explaining.

Regular donation to build temple

I have been donating some amount every month to a temple who burnt down by a fire last year, to help with the renovation cost.

It feels good to give.

During the snowstorm in February, we had about two feet snow over one night. We have a powerful snow blower and it only took us 40 minutes to clean our driveway. After we were done, we let three neighbors use our snow blower to clean their driveway. It feels good …

I dana here and there

I just gave away some significant percentage of my annual income, as I do on every Vesak Day.

Animal Liberation

I had the opportunity to participate in animal liberation this year (before lockdown) and it was amazing, as I have never done it in my hometown before. Freeing the animals and reciting prayers so they may achieve precious rebirth and enlightenment in next life is simply wonderful, made me feel …