“My life purpose is to realize the 12 Great Vows of the Medicine Buddha by spreading my teachings. It is to sincerely adopt the vows of the Medicine Buddha as my own, and allow the Medicine Buddha’s grand ideals of helping all sentient beings come true.”
Grandmaster JinBodhi was born in 1964 and grew up in poverty, suffering the torment of sickness from a young age. He studied traditional philosophy and meditation on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau for 18 years. Not only did he achieve a healthy body and mind, he also gained the ability to help eliminate the illnesses and suffering of others.
In order to help bring health and happiness to all those tormented by sickness and pain, to bring peace to those afflicted with worries and distress, and to bring wealth to those in the depths of poverty, Grandmaster JinBodhi founded Bodhi Meditation in 1991. He adopted the 12 Great Vows of the Medicine Buddha and began teaching the practices of Bodhi Meditation, embarking on a journey to liberate sentient beings.
Grandmaster JinBodhi first spent seven years teaching in China, reaching tens of millions of people. In 1999, he immigrated to Canada and in 2005, he started to teach in Vancouver. Today, Grandmaster JinBodhi’s teachings have spread to more than 30 countries and regions across the world, including Canada, The United States, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Russia, The United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, Germany, Netherlands, Romania, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Peru and South Africa. Grandmaster JinBodhi has established organizations or charities, such as Bodhi Dharma Society, in Canada, The United States, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Australia etc., helping countless people to walk out of suffering toward health and happiness.