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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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Episodes

25 - Peaceful Orchids

12/2/2019
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Chan Master Jin Dai was very much in love with his garden of orchids. One day, something disastrous happened to his beloved orchids, how did he handle his disappointment? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:06:23

24 - The Blind Lamp

11/25/2019
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David, who’s blind, was traveling at night with a lamp. However, his lamp was extinguished, and he got into an argument because others can’t see him. How did David handle the situation? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:05:49

23 - Fruit Portrait

11/18/2019
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Dorothy offered her son George a plate of fruit, and instead of eating it directly, George started drawing on it. Dorothy reprimanded him furiously, but only to realize she was wrong about his intentions... --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:06:55

22 - Six Sense Organs

11/11/2019
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The eyes, nose, ears, and mouth are arguing who’s more important, and insisted that the useless eyebrows shouldn’t be higher than everyone else... --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:06:12

21 - Cookie Fight

11/4/2019
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A couple wanted the only cookie for themselves so much that they competed on who can remain silent the longest. While competing, a thief came into their house... --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:05:55

20 - The Wooden Bowl

10/28/2019
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After feeling frustrated with his dad for breaking bowls during mealtimes, Andrew made a wooden bowl for him. Feeling smart, Andrew was later surprised when he found what his own son has been trying to make... --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:06:11

19 - The Four Envelopes

10/21/2019
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Michael was very unhappy as he’s always worried about his company and home. He met a monk at a monastery, and was given four envelopes to solve his problems. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:06:42

18 - Deception of Our Senses

10/14/2019
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After a Chan Master crossed the river with a woman on his back, Sutta thought his Master was a hypocrite for giving into the temptation of beauty. One day, he decided to confront his Master... --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:06:17

17 - Let Go and Be Saved

10/7/2019
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Jack accidentally fell off the cliff while hiking, and is now stuck in midair with his hands grabbing onto a vine. How will Jack survive this adversity? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:05:52

16 - The Squashed Frog

9/30/2019
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Han accidentally stepped on a frog one night, and felt upset all night. The next day, he tried finding the frog again but found something else instead... --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:06:39

15 - Watching the doors

9/23/2019
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Jerry the butler was asked to watch Rick’s doors while he’s away. A musical came in town, and Jerry had to come up with a way to watch both the musical, and Rick’s doors... --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bodhi-light-tales/message

Duration:00:05:47

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