Kong] From July 21-26, local fellow initiates introduced the
Quan Yin Method to the public at the 2004 Chinese Book Fair, the largest
event of its kind in Asia, creating a new wave of spirituality in the
increasingly open-minded Hong Kong society.
was organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and held at
the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. According to the spokesperson
for the event, which attracted more than 500,000 visitors, spiritual
books ranked third among the major publication categories on display,
showing that books on spiritual practice and religion have a significant
audience in Hong Kong. Even more encouraging was the fact that this
year, visitors to the Supreme Master Ching Hai publications booth more
readily accepted the idea of meditation and the concept that spiritual
practice is a vital part of life, and were thus eager to discuss Master's
teachings with the initiates.
books and DVDs were on display at the booth and Her lecture videos were
shown continuously while the initiates distributed bookmarks and sample
booklets, interacted with visitors and explained the Quan Yin Method.
To present Master's divine countenance to more people, the Hong Kong
Center made a special request for assistance from the Singapore Center
in the printing of huge posters of Master, brief introductions to the
Method and details about Master's publications, all of which attracted
A large number
of guests had aleady heard of Master and stopped by to request sample
booklets. Overall, Master's teachings and the Quan Yin Method invoked
a great response from people who were vegetarian and interested in spiritual
practice. For example, after reading the sample booklet, one visitor
came back the following day to acquire The Key of Immediate Enlightenment
books, and expressed a strong desire to learn the Convenient Method.
As soon as
she saw the sample book another visitor from Thailand began to cry,
closed her palms and asked before Master's photograph, "Master,
how are You?" She had missed Master's 2000 lecture in Thailand
and had since been searching for Her and had become a vegetarian. She
was emotionally overwhelmed to have come into contact with Master in
a foreign country.
Also, a young
man stood around the booth for a long time, carefully reading the wide
range of publications on display and finding himself awed by Master's
wisdom, talents and immense power. As a spiritual seeker who had been
exploring various religions, he engaged in an insightful dialog on spiritual
issues with the initiates, concluding, "An enlightened Master contacts
people from within, transcending the physical body." And since
he was planning to visit Formosa soon, he jotted down the address of
the Hsihu Center.
discussed the following questions with the initiates: "What is
the purpose of life?" and "Why should we become a saint?"
At the end of the conversation, the visitors humbly said they would
try to acquire more information about the Method on the Internet. In
addition, several little girls who visited the booth lovingly offered
to help distribute bookmarks, and thoroughly enjoyed themselves in the
such as the 2004 Chinese Book Fair, Hong Kong practitioners can clearly
feel that since the arrival of the Golden Era the spiritual ambience
in their area has been elevated to a more harmonious level transcending
keep pace with the planet's ongoing spiritual elevation, the local
centers of The Supreme Master Ching Hai International Association
are holding more and more video seminars and other Truth-sharing events
are welcome to join in these activities with your friends and relatives.
For the latest schedule of our Truth-sharing activities, please visit
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