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The Spiritual Growing Up: My Steps Towards Inner Peace

As I looked about the world, so much of it impoverished, I became increasingly uncomfortable about having so much while my brothers and sisters were starving. Finally, I had to find another way. The turning point came when, in desperation and out of a very deep seeking for a meaningful way of life, I walked all one night through the woods. I came to a moonlit glade and prayed.

I felt a complete willingness, without my reservations, to give my life – to dedicate my life – to service. “Please use me!” I prayed to God. And a great peace came over me.

I tell you it’s a point of no return. After that, you can never go back to completely self-centered living.

And so, I went into the second phase of my life. I began to live to give what I could, instead of get what I could, and I entered a new and wonderful world. My life began to be meaningful. I attained the great blessing of good health; I haven’t had an ache or pain, a cold or headache since. (Most illness, you know, is psychologically indeed.) From the time on, I have known that my life work would be for peace – that it would cover the whole piece picture: peace among nations, peace among groups, peace among individuals, and the very, very important inner peace. However, there’s a great deal of difference between being willing to give your life and actually giving your life, and for me fifteen years of preparation and inner seeking lay between.

I was not far down the spiritual road when I became acquainted with the psychologists refer to as ego and conscience, which I call the lower self and higher self, or the self-centered nature and the God-centered nature. It’s as though we have two selves or natures or two wills with two contrary viewpoints.

Your lower self sees things from the viewpoint of your physical well-being only – your higher self considers your psychological or spiritual well-being. Your lower self sees you as the center of the universe – your higher self sees you as a cell in the body of humanity. When you are governed by your lower self you are selfish and materialistic, but insofar as you follow the promptings of your higher self you will see things realistically and find harmony within yourself and others.

The body, mind and emotions are instruments which can be used by either the self-centered nature or the God-centered nature. The self-centered nature uses these instruments, yet it is never fully able to control them, so there is a constant struggle. They can only be fully controlled by the God-centered nature.

When the God-centered nature takes over, you have found inner peace. Until that time comes, a partial control can be gained through discipline. It can be discipline imposed from without through early training which has become a part of the subconscious side of the self-centered nature. It can be discipline undertaken voluntarily: self-discipline. Now, if you are doing things you know you shouldn’t do and don’t really want to do; you certainly lack discipline. I recommend spiritual growing – and in the meantime self-discipline.

During the spiritual growing up period the inner conflict can be more or less stormy. Mine was about average. The self-centered nature is a very formidable enemy, and it struggles fiercely to retain its identity. It defends itself in a cunning manner and should not be regarded lightly. It knows the weakest spots of your armor and attempts a confrontation when one is least aware. During these periods of attack, maintain a humble stature and be intimate with none but the guiding whisper of your higher self.

The higher self has been given many wonderful names by religious leaders, some calling the higher governing power the inner light, or the indwelling Christ. When Jesus said, “The kingdom of God is within you,” he was obviously referring to the higher self. In another place it says, Christ in you, your hope of glory, the indwelling Christ. Jesus was called the Christ because his life was governed by this higher governing power.

When I talk about my steps towards inner peace, I talk about them in a framework, but there’s nothing arbitrary about the number of steps. They can be expanded; they can be contracted. This is just a way of talking about the subject, but this is important: the steps toward inner peace are not taken in any certain order. The first step for one may be the last step for another. So just take whatever steps seem easiest for you, and as you take a few steps, it will become easier for you to take a few more. In this area we can really share. None of you may feel guided to walk a pilgrimage, and I’m not trying to inspire you to do so. But in the field of finding harmony in our own lives, we can share. And I suspect that when you hear me give some of the steps toward inner peace, you will recognize them as steps that you also have taken.


I would like to mention some preparations that were required of me. The first preparation is to take a right attitude towards life. This means, stop being an escapist! Stop being a surface liver who stays right in the froth of the surface. There are millions of these people, and they never find anything really worthwhile. Be willing to face life squarely and get down beneath the surface of life where the verities and realities are to be found. That’s what we are doing here now.

There’s the whole matter of having a meaningful attitude toward the problems that life may set before you. If only you could see the whole picture, if you knew the whole story, you would realize that no problem ever comes to you that does not have a purpose in your life, that cannot contribute to your inner growth. When you perceive this, you will recognize that problems are opportunities in disguise. If you did not face problems, you would just drift through life. It is through solving problems in accordance with the highest light we have that inner growth is attained. Now, collective light we have that inner growth is attained. Now, collective problems must be solved by us collectively, and no one finds inner peace who avoids doing his or her share in the solving of collective problems, like world disarmament and world peace. So let us always think about these problems together and talk about them together, and collectively work toward their solutions.

The second preparation has to do with bringing our lives into harmony with the laws that govern this universe. Created are not only the worlds and the beings, but also the laws that govern them. Applying both in the physical realm and in the psychological realm, these laws govern human conduct. Insofar as we are able to understand and bring our lives into harmony with these laws, our lives will be in harmony. Insofar as we disobey these laws, we create difficulties for ourselves by our disobedience. We are our own worst enemies. If we are out of harmony through ignorance, we suffer somewhat; but if we know better and are still out of harmony, then we suffer a great deal. Suffering pushes us toward obedience.

I recognized that there are some well-known, little understood, and seldom practiced laws that we must live by if we wish to find peace within or without. Included are the laws that evil can only be overcome by good; that only good means can attain a good end; that those who do unloving things hurt themselves spiritually.

These laws are the same for all human beings and must be obeyed before harmony can prevail.

So, I got busy on a very interesting project. This was to live all the good things I believed in. I did not confuse myself by trying to take them all at once, but rather if I was doing something that I knew I shouldn’t be doing I stopped doing it and I always made a quick relinquishment. That’s the easy way. Tapering off is long and hard. And if I was not doing something that I knew I should be doing, I got busy on that. It took the living quite a while to catch up with the believing, but of course it can, and now if I believe something, I live it. Otherwise, it would be perfectly meaningless. As I lived according to the highest light I had, I discovered that other light was given; that I opened myself to receiving more light as I lived the light I had.

Interference by Electromagnetic Field Within The Home

Rachel Tseng

This was a week to rejoice. My friend had bought a gauss meter that measures extremely low frequency (0 to 500 mG) electromagnetic field (EMF). I borrowed this device, and immediately began to measure EMF levels in the house, dormitories, areas where children play, garden, and supermarkets that I regularly visit. Although I have learned quite a fair bit about EMF through my translation work, the results from my EMF detection exercise were very alarming. I believe you will be interested in knowing these rather informative findings. Before I proceed with my findings, let me provide some background information about EMF.

Background on EMF

Electromagnetic field is a blanket term for electrical and magnetic fields. The electric field is a measure of the electric force a charge object can exert on other objects entering its field. When our body gets close to a television set or computer monitor, our hair may stand on end because of the presence of static electric fields. Magnetic fields arise from the movement of electric current and vary directly with the strength of the electric current. The unit of measurement of magnetic field intensity is the oersted (Oe) or ampere/metre. What we generally refer to as magnetic field relates to magnetic flux density, measured in tesla (T), gauss (G), or milligauss (mG). The unit of measurement used in this article is the mG.

We use 60 Hertz power supply in our homes and workplaces. This power supply simultaneously creates electrical and magnetic fields. When an electrical appliance is connected to a power point, a small amount of EMF is created. When we turn on the appliance, the EMF level is significantly raised. Note that our exposure to EMF is drastically removed by moving away from the electrical appliance (EMF strength is inversely related to the square of the distance from the source). Hence, we should be concerned about areas where we stay for an extended period of time, or about appliances used at close proximity that we cannot avoid using. However, be particularly mindful of the strength of external sources of EMF. EMF from high-voltage power cables can extend to several hundred metres. Note that EMF measures vary depending on the time of the day. At peak electrical usage, EMF from electrical wires can be as high as that of high-voltage power cables.

Research generally highlights the harm caused by magnetic fields, which can penetrate almost any object. Electrical fields, on the other hand, can be blocked by many objects, including houses and trees. However, recent research also points out the harm to one’s health caused by electrical fields. My current empirical findings relate only to magnetic fields, as the gauss meter measures only magnetic fields and not electrical fields.

How high must magnetic field be before it influences our health? In 1995, two large Scandinavian childhood epidemiological studies investigated common ailments among children. They found that magnetic fields increase the risk of children contracting cancer (particularly, lymphoma, leukemia and brain tumours). This risk increases exponentially from 2mG onwards. According to an article by Dr. Kjell Hansson Mild, Dr. Barry Wilson, and Cindy Sage (an EMF consultants), long-term exposure to magnetic fields of 3mG strength increases the risk of getting cancer by 53%; this risk goes up to above 600% for exposure between 4mG to 5mG. Research also points out that certain household appliances can cause cancer: electric blanket, black and white television sets, hair dryers (as used on children; no evidence with respect to use on adults), and certain models of electrical heaters.

In actual fact, long-term exposure to over 1mG of radiation can cause interference to your health. Dr. Lai told me that during the period she stayed at a place where the magnetic field was 1 to 2mG, she received no inspiration at all and could not write any article. She had to resort to going into the deep mountains to write her essays, and eventually moved house. Nonetheless, do you know that the magnetic field readings that I detected far exceed these numbers?

Evidence on magnetic field levels in our surroundings

  • The electric meter is a source of high magnetic field. The reading directly in front of the electric meter exceeded 100mG. Take care if you have a meter directly outside your room. The reading directly on the wall behind the electric meter was 8mG and was 1 to 3mG (depending on electrical usage at time of measurement) for the chair and bed directly behind the electric meter. Be aware of the magnetic field on the bed, as this is the place, we generally spend the most time (in the day, we tend to move from place to place that vary in their magnetic field). Furthermore, our own energy fields tend to be weaker at night. Imagine how big the impact is if you are sleeping in a high magnetic field bed!

You can see that having a bedside stereo system is not a good idea. I detected readings as high as 100mG on a typical radio, above 150mG on a CD player, and above 130mG on an electric alarm clock/radio clock.

The electric alarm clock is particularly harmful because it emits red LED numbers. In principle, keep electrical appliances away from your bed.

  • Around the double bed in my friend’s bedroom, I detected readings of 0.2mG on one side of the pillow and 0.6mG on the other side. I then found that on the side that had the higher reading, the reading on the adjacent wall was 7mG, originating from the electrical wiring within the wall.

My friend’s mother was concerned about the relatively high magnetic field readings in her grandchild’s room and asked that we re-assess the readings in her room. She turned on the light for us to assess, and we found that the reading on the wall adjacent to the head of the bed was now higher at 5mG. We measured other parts of the room to find a better place to locate the bed and found that readings taken earlier that were originally low were now higher. We then took readings of the standing halogen torchiere lamp and found that the readings were high only at its top, and at the knob controlling its brightness. Once a distance was kept from the lamp, the readings went down. In fact, there was no significant reading on the seat near the lamp. However, because the halogen torchiere lamp was one that consumed large amounts of electricity, it caused the magnetic fields around the wiring on the wall to increase. When we turned down the intensity of the lamp, the reading on the wall beside the bed also went down, even though the lamp and the bed were on opposite sides of the room.

This incident shows that the use of energy-saving appliances is not only environmentally friendly, but also has direct positive influence on our health.

  • My friend complained that she did not sleep well at night. We found two large electric heaters in the room next to her, and close to her bed. The heaters are often put in the children’s room to warm up the room during cold weather. However, a small electric heater can generate magnetic fields up to 200mG and above.

The air-filter also generates considerable magnetic fields. Avoid using it when there are people in the room or place it in a spot furthest from you.

Air conditioners also consume large amount of electricity. Keep your bed and chairs at least a meter away from the air conditioner.

  • Microwave ovens emit exceedingly high magnetic field. It is different from other appliances in that even if not in use, the magnetic field on the control panel can reach 30-60mG; when in use, the level reaches over 200mG.

Microwave leakage under 100mW in these ovens (compared to 5000mW for older models) is considered to be within “safe limits”. However, these limits far exceed the new limit of 0.001mW established by scientists. In addition, Hanna Kroeger reminds us that microwave leakage is particularly harmful to male’s reproductive system, and boys should specifically keep away from these microwave ovens. The energy of the food cooked by microwave ovens is low (the height of wheatgrass grown using microwaved water is only half that grown using boiled drinking water). Scientists have also discovered that the radiation can be transmitted from the food to the human body. When you eat microwaved food, you are exposing yourself to microwave radiation.

Therefore, you should stop using the microwave oven.

  • The electric motor is a source of high magnetic field. In the kitchen, the refrigerator emits high magnetic field, particularly when it is cooling down and makes a humming noise. Then, the heat discharge system at the back or bottom of the refrigerator radiates magnetic field 10 to 100 times higher than normal (the reading is 1-9mG at the front of the refrigerator, and up to 300mG at its back).

If the refrigerator is not efficient, the humming noise will be long and loud. Dr. Lai shares the following observation: if you use a vacuum cleaner to remove the soot and dirt on the heat discharge system (once every few months), this will improve the efficiency of the refrigerator and reduce the home’s magnetic field.

  • The stove ventilator (used to remove oil fumes) in the kitchen is another source of magnetic field, but it is one that cannot be easily avoided. If the manufacturer can design the device so that the motor is placed further and deeper into the wall, the housewife will be less affected. On some stove ventilators that I tested; the reading exceeded the maximum reading on the gauss meter (more than 500mG). In the area facing the housewife’s head, the strength of the magnetic field can reach 10-50mG.

The electric stove poses another similar problem. The higher the temperature, the greater the power consumption, and the higher the magnetic field. You can use the back burner to slightly reduce exposure to the magnetic field. If you have a small kitchen, and simultaneously use the stove ventilator, electric stove and microwave oven, with the refrigerator beside you, imagine the amount of magnetic field that you are exposing yourself to!

We should feel sorry for the housewife who has to spend long periods of time in the kitchen. However, the microwave oven can be discarded, the electric stove replaced with a gas stove, and the use of the stove ventilator can be avoided if we eat raw food and cook food with less oil.

Small appliances can discharge very alarming magnetic field. My blender had readings of over 500mG (some electric shavers and electrical toothbrush have similarly high levels of radiation). The use of different motors makes a difference. More powerful or cheap low-quality motors have high radiation levels. You can consider moving away from the appliance after you have turned it on.

If your family has the habit of gather around an electric stove to have steamboat during winter, you may want to give it up. The electric stove emits high magnetic field (over 500mG).

Interference by Electromagnetic Field Within The Home (Part II)

Rachel Tseng


It is generally not possible to detect changes in the electromagnetic fields (EMF) of light bulbs, because the filaments at both ends are next to each other and thus neutralizes the EMF. However, the EMF in fluorescence tubes is very high because their filaments run from one end to the other end of the tube and current passing through vibrates at high frequency. Thus, you should take precautions if the fluorescent tube is located near your head (e.g., where the ceiling is low, or where the table lamp uses the fluorescent tube). My neighbour’s bathroom has a fluorescent lamp located above the mirror. The head of the person standing in front of the mirror is about 1.5 feet away from the fluorescent lamp and is exposed to about 1.5mG of EMF.

Another type of lamp does not use the fluorescent tube, but it has a large, heavy base. The EMF detected for this type of lamp is also high, and it may be because there is an adapter inside. I have such a lamp in my home, and I detected EMF as high as 450mG behind the lamp base. In such a case, you should plan to remove the lamp unless you have a large table. I also have earlier discussed the halogen lamp – this lamp has high energy consumption, and also raises the EMF in the house.

I use spectrum light bulbs and tubes in my house. These are energy-efficient, lasting, and good for the eyes. My friend changed all her lighting within the house to those using spectrum light, and her electricity bill fell from US$50/US$60 to under US$20. She later installed an electrilizer (a device that reduces EMF interference; see previous issue of Lapis Lazuli Light magazine), and her electricity bill further fell to US$7! Remember that you can save electricity while making the home environment healthy.

EMF of anti-mosquito lamps can exceed 500mG. If you sit beside such a lamp, the EMF approximates 3mG.


Adaptors emit high EMF that can exceed 300mG at its source, but the EMF quickly decreases to 1mG one foot away. An interesting finding is that, once, after we had measured the EMF emission of the television set, we tried to determine the distance away from the television set before a safe EMF level was reached. We found that the EMF reading decreased as we moved away from the television set, but that it went up as we got near the sofa set. We later found out that an adaptor (used for the answering machine) was plugged into the power point behind the sofa set. If you sit on the sofa located right before the adaptor, your kidney would be exposed to over 6mG of EMF.

The adaptor used in electrical organs also emits high EMF. If you play the organ right in front of the adaptor, the EMF reading can reach 10mG. I have detected EMF readings as high as 200mG near the adaptors of fish tanks, and a reading of 2mG even when a fish tank is separated by a wall. Even adaptors for electronic dictionaries are no exception, so it is best to keep a safe distance from all adaptors.

Although it should be common sense to keep a safe distance away from television sets and computers, many parents still allow their children to play in front of such equipment, or to watch television programmes at close range. Remember that growing children are more susceptible to the harmful effects of such EMF emission. An effective method is to stick red tape approximately 3 feet away from the television set. This serves to remind children about the minimum safe distance they should sit when they watch television programmes.

If your computer table is too small and you are very close to the monitor, you can consider moving the table forward a little, and shift the monitor backwards. Some people place the CPU unit between their legs (so that it is easier for them to insert or take out their diskettes/CDs). The CPU of my computer emits over 4mG of EMF (and gets higher closer to the back of the CPU). Thus, it is safer to keep the CPU as far away as possible. There are generally a bunch of cables and adaptors below the computer table – these should be kept away from your feet.

Electrical power points in the house could be with some EMF even if no electrical appliance is connected to it. This is because EMF emission associated with electrical cables within the walls is susceptible to the usage of electricity elsewhere. For example, we detected EMF of over 1mG at bedtime for the unused electrical power point next to our bed, but the reading drops to 0.4mG when we turned off the electricity mains (Main Circuit Board). In fact, the electricity mains control meter emits EMF of over 50mG and can influence EMF of the surrounding areas (including the rooms behind the mains).

The telephone set does not emit high EMF, but some phone receivers emit EMF of over 3mG. Among all types of telephones, the mobile phone emits the highest EMF and harms oneself and others. In terms of EMF emission, cordless phones are worse than regular phone sets. Of course, it is best to use speaker phones because we do not need to hold the receiver-speaker against our ears.


During the day, the EMF in my house is about 0.4mG, but doubles by 7pm. We live in a two-storey apartment, and the residents’ electrical cables are connected and can influence EMF emission in each other’s apartments. Furthermore, electricity usage peaks at night when everyone returns home, and this can lead to higher EMF emission at night.

I also detected two areas of high EMF emission within the house. One area has EMF emission levels of 3 to 6mG. It lies on the center of the toilet floor and stretches to the walkway. Another area lies on the floor beneath the kitchen sink, where EMF readings are between 1.5 to 3.5mG. I believe that this is due to the underground cables on the ground floor. Even after the electricity mains are turned off (leaving only the ones connected to the refrigerator), EMF readings at midnight or early dawn still hover between 1 to 4mG. Yet another possible explanation for these relatively high EMF readings is that the earth wire sends excess current to the ground to avoid power surges or fires. However, it can also send the current to the metal water pipes, which causes the water pipes to be sources of EMF.

Underground cables cause problems not only for residents on the ground floor. People residing in high rise apartments could also be affected. In my husband’s office, the floor beneath his desk has EMF readings of up to 12mG (the office below is a classroom that does not have special equipment). Although his desk does not have a computer, the EMF in the area above his chair is about 3mG, which is due to the electrical cables below his office.

My friend stays in a second-floor apartment. His ceiling has EMF emissions of 40mG, which is due to the electrical cables, or the central air conditioner located above. On his bed, the EMF is 4mG, a direct influence of the high ceiling EMF emission.


A year ago, one of my friends found out that she had terminal cancer. When I visited her, I used a gauss meter to measure the EMF emission on the way to her house and the reading was around 1mG. My friend’s apartment was next to a road that had high power cables running along the roadside. When I reached her apartment’s parking lot, the EMF reading was over 1mG. Aside from some electrical appliances that had high EMF emission, the average EMF in her apartment was about 1.5mG (note that this was noon time, so the readings at night should be relatively higher).

We measured the EMF on the ceiling and floor, and even switched off the power mains. Still, the readings remained. Because she spent a large amount of time practicing qigong in the small neighbouring nature reserve, we also measured the EMF there. The reading was close to zero. When we got to the road, the reading was 1mG on the side without the cables and became increasingly higher as we approached the side with the cables. The reading directly below the cables was 4.5mG. We finally found the answer to our question.

The high-power cables beside her house are a source of high EMF radiation. She lives by the second apartment block next to the cables. The area by the first apartment block continually had EMF of 2mG, and I wondered about the health conditions of those staying in that block. Nowadays, an increasingly large number of people contract cancer, and there is a connection between EMF emission and the growth of cancer cells. Hence, I suggested that she moved to another apartment in the hope that she will recuperate once she moved away from the source of the EMF emission.


EMF has high penetrative power, so do not ignore its influence on adjacent rooms, or that from upstairs or downstairs. Many electrical appliances have their wirings at the back, so EMF emissions are highest there. Thus, be careful about areas directly behind sources of high EMF emissions (even if these are separated by walls). The bed of my neighbor’s child had an EMF reading of 1.6. We later found out that this was because the adjacent master bedroom had a television set which was turned on, and this television set was directly behind the child’s bed. A friend’s desk was situated directly behind the wall separating a refrigerator. The reading on the desk was between 2 to 7mG.

Another similar finding related to my neighbour living in the apartment directly above mine. I had two three-foot long fluorescent tubes turned on, and detected readings of over 50mG on the floor of my neighbour’s dining area (located right above the fluorescent tubes). This may also be due to the fact that the apartment complex is old, and the cable insulation is worn out.

Sources of EMF can mutually increase, decrease, or neutralize each other’s radiation. This complicates the measurement of EMF.


EMF emission can unobtrusively rob us of our creativity and intuition and can interfere with our biological functions. In a world that continually seeks improvement and convenience, it is clear that environmental protection, energy conservation, and a return to nature are the means to ensure the future of the earth, as well as our health.

Ear Acupuncture Point Therapy


I am a retired technician, who has a weak body and suffers from many illnesses since young. To improve my system, I self-studied Chinese medicine. Later, I happened to hear of Chinese physicians using ear acupressure point therapy to treat illnesses, and with incredibly effective results. This aroused my curiosity. I studied by buying books, learning and applying at the same time. Just as taught in the books, when people suffer from illnesses, the related acupoints on the ear would generate positive reaction; for instance, a change in the colour of the skin, change in shape, develop rashes, skin peeling off, flushing of blood vessels, etc. I began to observe the ears of friends around me. After many experiments and proofs, my confidence increased greatly, I decided to begin action. I used a raw Chinese herb (王不留行米子) which regulates blood circulation and dissipates blood clots or I used half a green bean, or other types of Chinese herb pellets to place on a piece of porous plaster which allows passage of air. I pasted it on various acupoints on the ear which reacted positively. I then pressed the “bead” with my hand to stimulate the acupoint to achieve the aim of regulating the meridian.

The first occasion was in 1990 when I was hospitalized with coronary heart disease. The heat in my body was unbearable, with a needle-like pricking pain deep in the neck. The fever would not subside. Suddenly, I thought why not try applying the ear acupoint therapy. On the lung acupoint of both ears, I pasted one “bead” of the Chinese herb as mentioned on each ear. When I applied pressure to the “bead”, a gush of heat in my body flowed from the left lungs downwards, suddenly the pain in my neck disappeared. This was the first time I experienced the effects of ear acupoint therapy.

In 1991, a friend of mine, Guo, had stomach ulcer, I pasted the Chinese herb “bead” on the pancreas acupoint of both ears. After applying pressure to the beads for a few minutes, she let out ten over burbs. On the second day, her appetite resumed.

On the Christmas of 1997, I attended a party where I saw my good friend Mdm Chen resting on the sofa with her eyes shut. She was feeling so giddy that she did not wish to open her eyes. As there were no props then, I could only use my fingers to apply pressure on the liver and other related acupoints for several minutes. After a while, she was up dancing again.

Last year, while attending a puja in Los Angeles, Mdm Jin was feeling giddy and unable to move. Upon checking her ears, I realized that her heart was weak, with hormonal imbalance and poor digestion; I immediately pasted the “beads” on the heart, stomach and hormonal secretion acupoints on her ears. When applying pressure to the “beads”, she suffered great pain. However, shortly thereafter, her symptoms were less severe. Later, there was another person who complained of a splitting headache, eyes blackout, sleepiness. I pasted the “beads” on her heart acupoint and adrenal gland acupoint. When I applied pressure to her heart acupoint, I could feel her blood vessels pulsating strongly. I knew that her blood circulation had been improved.

Thereafter, there was a nun with an uncomfortable stomach, lower backache and pain on the foot base. Through observing her ears, I noticed (unusual) positive reactions on her stomach and kidney acupoints. When I applied pressure to her stomach acupoint on her ears, she was in great pain.

In Chinese medicine theory, a person will not feel pain if there is no blockage in meridian and will feel pain if there is blockage in meridian. If the acupoint on the ears feels painful, it shows that it is related to the respective areas of illness and organ systems. The more painful during treatment, the more effective the results. After sometime, the nun felt a gush of heat flowing through her stomach, and she kept saying “OK, OK”. When I applied pressure to her kidney acupoint, she felt a gush of heat flowing towards her legs. Immediately, her back did not feel sore, neither did her legs feel painful anymore. There was a monk who was a chant master for years, and he often felt discomfort in his throat. I pasted the Chinese herb “bead” on his lungs acupoint and throat acupoint, at the same time applying cupping therapy to the heart chakra on his chest. Twenty minutes later, the area around the heated suction glass turned dark red, indicating poor blood circulation in the lungs, with some blood clots. Soon after, his throat and lungs felt much comfortable.

As I suffer from coronary heart disease, whenever the cold winter approaches, due to poor blood circulation, my hands and legs often feel ice cold, often triggering heart trouble. Since mine is an old ailment, whenever I feel a stuffy chest, short breath, pain in the right shoulder, or tightening of the muscles around the throat, regardless of whether I am cooking or out shopping or mountain hiking, I would immediately use one hand to apply pressure to the heart acupoint, thereafter let out several burbs. This shows that applying pressure to the heart acupoint improves blood circulation, the symptoms of coronary heart disease slowly reduce, hence learning ear acupoint therapy is really helpful to ownself and others.