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Weekly tales of wisdom for mindful people on the go. Host: Venerable Miao Guang Acknowledgements: 1. All stories of Bodhi Light Tales are based on Venerable Master Hsing Yun's works. 2. Logo Design by Sedona Garcia 3. Music of our Intro and Outro by Nicholas Ng

Weekly tales of wisdom for mindful people on the go. Host: Venerable Miao Guang Acknowledgements: 1. All stories of Bodhi Light Tales are based on Venerable Master Hsing Yun's works. 2. Logo Design by Sedona Garcia 3. Music of our Intro and Outro by Nicholas Ng
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Weekly tales of wisdom for mindful people on the go. Host: Venerable Miao Guang Acknowledgements: 1. All stories of Bodhi Light Tales are based on Venerable Master Hsing Yun's works. 2. Logo Design by Sedona Garcia 3. Music of our Intro and Outro by Nicholas Ng

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English


Episodes

14 - Cultivation Starts With the Mind

9/16/2019
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Scholar Su Dongpo and Chan Master Foyin were meditating together when the Scholar thought of an idea to trounce the Chan Master and leave him speechless. But the Scholar’s taunting did not go as planned... --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:07:22

13 - Baby Monkey Waters Flowers

9/9/2019
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Michael the gardener had to leave his garden to the care of Papa Monkey and Baby Monkey. A few days later, Michael returned only to be surprised by the conditions of his garden. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:07:09

12 - The Third Floor

9/2/2019
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Marcus was inspired by his friend James’s beautiful third floor. He hired builders to build one for himself, but with an extremely unreasonable requirement... --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:05:42

11 - Tuning the String Properly

8/26/2019
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A novice monk was very dedicated to his practice, but had a burnout. Thinking that he’s not suitable to be a monk, he went to his teacher to quit. His teacher asked him about how to tune a guitar instead... --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:06:07

10 - The Overflowing Cup

8/19/2019
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Aaron wanted to prove his intelligence by challenging the Chan Master with a question. The Chan Master made Aaron realized his ego through a simple cup of tea. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:06:25

9 - Jealousy, Thy Name is Weakness

8/12/2019
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A great master had pain in both his legs due to arthritis. His two disciples offered to massage each of his legs to relieve the pain. Wanting to encourage the disciples to learn from each other, the master often praised the other disciple in front of each of them. However. this stirred jealousy between the disciples that led to a tragedy in the end. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:05:10

8 - Bubble Necklace

8/5/2019
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King Louise's daughter, Princess Bella, wanted a necklace made of bubbles in the pond. The king, not wanting to disappoint Bella, gathered all the florists in the city to solve this problem. No one could do it, until the oldest florist came up with a plan to help the daughter realize her attachment to impermanent things. Follow us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bodhilightpodcasts --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:06:53

7 - Finding Our Long Lost Mind

7/29/2019
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Simon, a tofu maker, finally attained permission to enter the meditation hall after promising to remain silent and meditate. Through taming his monkey mind, he realized something that he had long forgotten. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:05:34

6 - To Have Only Stolen Once

7/22/2019
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One night, Peter tried to steal from Chan Master Shiwu but was caught red-handed. The Chan Master shared that he's ever only stolen once in his life, but was forever satisfied since. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:05:33

5 - Compassion Is Like a Bridge

7/15/2019
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A man seeks advice from a monk about his troubles at work as he was unable to relate to his colleagues. The monk inquires about the man's relationship with his pet dog, and in his own answer the man found the solution. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:05:21

4 - A Simple Change Of Mind

7/8/2019
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There was an old woman who cried everyday, rain or shine as she thought about her two daughters. A Buddhist monk taught her to change her perspective and she smiled everyday since... --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:04:39

3 - A Respectful Heart is the Buddha's Heart

7/1/2019
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The five fingers were arguing over who's the leader among all the fingers. They later realized that a good leader needs to be humble, respectful, and compassionate... --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:05:43

2 - Where is Happiness?

6/24/2019
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Once upon a time, there were 2 homeless dogs who had only each other. The younger dog always wondered how to find happiness, and the older dog shared his wisdom. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:03:39

1 - The Four Wives

6/17/2019
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A man is on his death bed, and doesn't want to die alone. He has four wives, and asks them who would go with him... --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:04:45