Spoken By Supreme Master Ching Hai
(Originally in Chinese)
When you practice well, a few words from you can give great
blessing to others. Looking at him could give him many opportunities
to tie an affinity with the Almighty. These are your magical powers.
Magical power is: wherever we go, we cleanse the filthy atmosphere
there. Magical power is using our hands to make a flower vase out of
useless material, cultivating a vacant land into a fertile field, or
transforming a dry wasteland into an orchard. These are our magical
When a depressed person with a deep inferiority complex
comes to seek our help, we should help him. Help him to become a
high-spirited and self-confident person with an ideal; one who is no
longer disappointed in himself or wants to jump off a building. This
is our magical power; and this is "giving alms of fearlessness," just
like the Quan Yin Bodhisattva.