Supreme Master Ching Hai receives medals from the U.S. National
Republican Party and six Midwest states, for "The outstanding relief
efforts in the Midwest flood disaster Award" and "The outstanding
relief efforts in the Mount Pinatubo volcanic eruption disaster
in the Philippines Award".
devotion in Saving all Sentient Beings
On the evening
of February 22, 1994, the Supreme Master Ching Hai, a world spiritual
leader from Formosa, received the "World Spiritual Leadership Award"
at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago. Nearly two thousand attended
the spectacular event, which was hosted by the Governors of six Midwestern
states and Mr. Hung kwang Chen, Chief Secretary of the World Cultural
Communication Association. A joint proclamation was made by the Governors
of the six states, and the 22nd of February was designated "The
Supreme Master Ching Hai Day".
of the serious conditions and the inhabitants' great losses from the
flood disaster in the Midwest last year, the compassionate Supreme Master
Ching Hai launched relief activities by Her disciples. Practitioners
from the U.S.A. and Formosa donated US$170,000 for the relief of the
flood victims to six states in the Midwest: Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin,
Kansas, Missouri and Minnesota.
the ceremony for the "World Spiritual Leadership Award", the
Supreme Master Ching Hai holds Her palms together to acknowledge
the guests standing ovation.
Supreme Master Ching Hai has always been quietly doing charitable deeds
all over the world, helping countless disaster victims and refugees.
She also travels around the world to spread the Quan Yin Method, to
elevate the spirituality of mankind. She truly deserves to be awarded
the "World Spiritual Leadership Award."