It was a chilly evening in the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas on November 2nd, 2013. Everything seemed quiet, serene, and absolutely normal. However, nothing was normal at the Boys School. It was the annual Halloween party for the Boy School students, a time when the notorious Haunted […]
It was a cool August morning in the suburbs of Chicago. Four confident and uniformed boy-schoolers walked up to the registration table of the National Chinese Culture Competition (and were asked to change their neat attire for a T-shirt of vivid gray). How did these privileged teenagers end […]
Second Annual Lantern Festival celebrates the Year of the Snake Ukiah Daily Journal A lion tamer expertly led three lions up and down a platform in front of Alex Thomas Jr. Plaza Saturday as a large crowd watched just feet away. The lions were, in fact, not large […]
Ukiah Daily Journal 02/21/2013 Over the past three years, the students of Ms. Zephyr’s 4th-6th grade class at Instilling Goodness Boys School in the City of 10,000 Buddhas have raised $9,000 for charity by making and selling lanterns for Chinese New Year. The boys first started making […]
The San Francisco “Walk to Feed the Hungry” took place on Saturday October 13, 2012 to support Buddhist Global Relief. Organized and leaded by Sister Santussika and Ajahn Guna, over a hundred people started from Norras Temple in historic Chinatown, visiting American Buddhist Cultural Society, Buddhist Church of […]
May all elders enjoy eternal health like the evergreen pines and cedars!
by Tracy Chen (Girls School 10th Grade) Translated into Chinese by Katherine Tsai (Girls School 11th Grade) We often encounter extraordinary people in life; people who open our eyes to hidden aspects of the world that we have never even perceived to exist. To meet people who […]
by Christine Chang (12th Grade of The Girls School) When I was little, adults would often ask me what I wanted to be when I grow up. I would always stare at them with my eyes open widely and say, “I don’t know~” Yet I think I have […]