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How Buddhist Practice Saved My Health And Allowed My Autistic Child To Excel In Her Studies

Deepest gratitude to the Greatly Merciful and Greatly Compassionate Guan Yin Bodhisattva

Deepest gratitude to all Buddhas, Bodhisattvas and Dharma Protectors of the Ten Directions and the Three Periods of Time

Deepest gratitude to Master Lu

Good day to all Buddhist friends. I am Wanjing.

A few years ago, I lost my husband. However, I did not fall into the depths of despair as Bodhisattva had granted me a thoughtful happy pill, my daughter. When I am ill, my daughter who was too short to reach the table would climb up a stool to pour a glass of water for me. She would even adjust the temperature of the water repeatedly to ensure that it is just right before bringing it over to me.

When I wish to bathe, she would bring a towel for me. Whenever I knock off from work, she would ride her bicycle over to the MRT station to fetch me and bring me a pair of slippers. I would discipline her by disallowing her to use the phone on a regular basis, and she would even go along with this without any retorts or tantrums, counselling herself by saying that she will watch television programmes instead.

For a child with such a sunny personality, I least expect Master Lu to read her totem when she was four and told us that she had severe autism, would not be able to go to school normally, and came to demand repayment of karmic debts from us.

When she was two, she began having nosebleeds for no reason. She would even complain about backaches sometimes. At that time, we had not started Buddhist cultivation and did not know that this was due to a foreign spirit on her body.

In 2012, I encountered Guan Yin Citta. My daughter was four years old then. In August 2014, we got through to Master Lu’s totem reading hotline. Master Lu said that she had autism and would require 500 Little Houses and the liberation of 1000 fish. Master Lu said that without performing recitation of Buddhist scriptures, she would be unable to go to school.

Her father was still alive then. We were such absent-minded parents not to notice anything abnormal about her. We even thought that she was obedient for not wanting to go out. She would prefer to play alone and did not bother us.

Not long after, her condition became increasingly apparent. The teacher invited us to have a meeting at school and said that she was always restless and would be walking around when having lessons at the kindergarten. She also did not interact with her classmates. When the teacher spoke to her about it, she spat at the teacher and scratched her face.

This six year old child would lament that she was living in misery and wished to kill herself by jumping off the building, scaring her father to tape all windows shut. The school invited a psychologist from KK hospital to counsel her for a week without any obvious results.

In August 2014, I performed daily recitation for her according to what Master Lu said.

17 times of the Great Compassion Mantra,

49 times of the Heart Sutra,

49 times of the Cundi Dharani,

Xiao Zai Ji Xiang Shen Zhou and

the Mantra to Untie Karmic Knots respectively,

and 3 times of the Eighty-Eight Buddhas Great Repentance.

We persisted in this manner without fail. There was not much change despite offering 500 Little Houses. However, we were still grateful that her condition did not deteriorate. I tried to encourage her to perform recitation and be a vegetarian but she went against the idea strongly. Whenever I asked her to recite scriptures, she would reply, ‘I hate you, mom. I never want to see you again.’

She would also refuse to put her palms together whenever we meet with Master Lu in Sydney. In this fashion, I persisted in believing that Bodhisattva will definitely protect and bless us.

When she was 7, she was due to start primary school. Under the blessing of Bodhisattva and Master Lu, she successfully entered a mainstream primary school. We are deeply grateful to Guan Yin Bodhisattva and Master Lu.  After entering primary school, she began performing recitation. She would recite 3 times of the Great Compassion Mantra and the Heart Sutra daily, and also began to take up a vegetarian diet.

On the first day of the lunar new year after her father’s passing, she took the initiative to make a vow to practice lifelong vegetarianism and never to kill living beings. Subsequently, she dreamt of Guan Yin Bodhisattva dressed in white and said that Bodhisattva was as tall as a building, emanating white light.

When she was four, she suddenly said to me, ‘you have been calling Guan Yin Bodhisattva Mama. This is wrong! Guan Yin Bodhisattva is a man in heaven, you should address Guan Yin Bodhisattva as Papa!’ Back then, my Buddhist knowledge was shallow. It was only later on in cultivation that I realised Bodhisattva manifests as male in higher planes of heaven.

Her results have always been poor in school. She would often score 30 to 40 marks. Her teachers asked to meet me but I do not care about such things. As long as she is able to attend school like other children, I am satisfied even with 30 marks without pressuring her. In primary three, we moved house. I then encouraged her to have lessons in Buddhism studies every Sunday to learn more about the Buddha and the Eightfold Path.

I have gained a newfound appreciation for life after learning Buddhism. We do not necessarily need to enter a prestigious school to have a lifetime of happiness. Knowing the law of causality, refraining from committing negative karma and having a clear mind is what will ensure you a happy life.

I leave behind a legacy of virtue and teach Buddhism to my child in hopes that she will sow the seeds of Buddhahood within her from young. This is why the first thing I ask her to do when she wakes up every morning is to offer incense and pay respects to Buddha before eating breakfast.

When my child turned nine and was due to start primary three, her studies showed an obvious improvement under the blessing of Bodhisattva. She placed top three in the class and was even the class monitor for two terms. She said that she wanted to become a prefect and everyone said that she was becoming increasingly good and sensible. Before the exam season, she would communicate with me, write out the timings of every exam to be pasted on the wall and inform me of the timings when I should perform recitation for her. Guan Yin Citta is genuine without a doubt. If your child is not doing well in school, do not fret. Accord to the Three Golden Buddhist Practices of Guan Yin Citta – recite Buddhist scriptures, make great vows and perform life liberation. Never give up and you will definitely see results.

When my daughter turned 11, she realised the importance of attending Dharma Conventions and wished to watch Master Lu speak about the wisdom of Buddha and tell stories. Every time she returns from a Dharma Convention, her diligence in spiritual cultivation will increase.

After the 2019 Brisbane dharma convention, she took the initiative to increase her daily recitation –

17 times of the Great Compassion Mantra,

15 times of the Heart Sutra and

1 time of the Eighty-eight Buddhas Great Repentance.

Recently, she expressed a desire to propagate Buddhism online. I was doubtful about what a little girl like her could do, but she showed me some of her Buddhist sayings designs. Unexpectedly, they were actually quite nice. How did she learn to do this? This truly fills me with dharma bliss.

I sincerely implore everyone to persist and believe in Guan Yin Bodhisattva. My daughter began spiritual cultivation in 2014. Along these five years, I have never slackened in reciting her daily homework. It is only with such persistence that we may have the results of today.

Deepest gratitude to Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s compassion that transformed my daughter from an autistic child to a filial and sensible one. Hence, we must believe that Bodhisattva really exists and that the power of Buddhism is boundless.

I have been cultivating under Guan Yin Citta for seven years. I am 43 years old and I am experiencing a 3 6 9 karmic pass this year.

In May 2019, there was some swelling in my breast area a few days before the Singapore Dharma Convention. I did not think too much about it and persisted in volunteering.

After the six day Dharma Convention, the pain became unbearable. My entire chest was heating, swelling and knotting up. Buddhist friends advised me to go to the hospital. However, I remembered Master Lu’s advice that one should pray to Bodhisattva before medical results are released. As long as we follow the Three Golden Buddhist Practices of Guan Yin Citta, everything can change. I have faith that Bodhisattva will always protect and bless me.

On Tuesday 13 May, I was on duty at the practice centre. In the morning, I knelt down and sincerely prayed for Bodhisattva to bless me. When communicating to Bodhisattva, tears streamed down my face as I felt an inexplicable sense of being wronged. I prayed for Bodhisattva’s blessing and protection.

I also repented in front of Bodhisattva and made great vows. I said, ‘Guan Yin Bodhisattva, I wish to use 50% of the meritorious blessing accrued from the Singapore Dharma Convention to eliminate the karmic obstacles of my chest. I will liberate 1002 fishes, recite 49 Little Houses and recite 108 times of the Eight-Eight Buddhas Great Repentance. I will complete this vow within three months.’

I vowed never to marry or have sexual misconduct, to stay true to this Dharma Door and never to regress in spiritual cultivation. I also vowed to spend my limited lifetime on the limitless mission of propagating Buddhism to benefit sentient beings, serving as Guan Yin Citta’s dharma protector as it continues to grow in sublimity.

I suddenly felt that Bodhisattva was blessing me. My head and heart grew warm and I knew that this was Bodhisattva blessing me, healing me. This is my first time having my head heat up over these 7 years of spiritual cultivation. It felt as though light had entered my being. My body also began to heat up. Tears then started streaming down my face and my heart ached with gratitude for Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s compassion.

On Wednesday morning, I offered 7 Little Houses and dreamt of Master Lu that night. After offering 7 more Little Houses, my chest returned to normal without a trace of pain. My heart is truly filled with dharma bliss.

I thought that the karmic pass of my 43rd birthday was over in this fashion and did not think too much about it. However, I had another dream on Friday morning where four men carried a casket to my house. I had the notion that there was a 20 year old man in the casket, filling me with anxiety.

Just then, Buddhist friend, Qiuyu appeared and I asked her to instruct the casket bearers to carry it to the hill further away. Not long after, they returned and explained that they found two other caskets in the burial spot but went ahead with the burial anyway. I asked Qiuyu SX about this dream and she said that I still need to offer 49 Little Houses.

On Saturday night, I was administering an anesthetic to my colleague at work. Unexpectedly, my thumb was hurt by the needle and was bleeding profusely despite attempts to stop it. Thankfully, I had brought disinfectants. My colleague was terribly shocked, but I knew that I had overcome a large karmic pass. My thumb took three weeks to recover.

Deepest gratitude to Guan Yin Bodhisattva. Without the blessing of Bodhisattva, I do not know what would have happened instead. Perhaps I would be like so many others, admitted to hospital and subjected to chemotherapy. We are different as we perform recitation and have the blessing and protection of Guan Yin Bodhisattva. We are like the children of Bodhisattva.

Master Lu has mentioned that Guan Yin Bodhisattva is compassionate beyond bounds. As long as we pray sincerely to Bodhisattva, big matters will become small, and small matters will be naught. By following the Three Golden Buddhist Practices of Guan Yin Citta, my chest is completely normal and I am in good health today.

Deepest gratitude to the Greatly Merciful and Greatly Compassionate Guan Yin Bodhisattva

Deepest gratitude to Master Lu

Deepest gratitude to Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door

My sharing today has come to an end, deepest gratitude to all

If my sharing today is improper in any way, may Guan Yin Bodhisattva, all Buddhas, Bodhisattvas and dharma protectors show compassion and forgive me!

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