Zhentong: Monkhood, cultivation, and few regrets

Journey to discover the Way

In the war of the worlds, good news is getting harder to share. Nevertheless, its important to share stories of hope, self-actualization, and well-being. Sister Zhentong rejected the lifestyle of an ordinary woman. Like Sakyamuni, she retreated from the world to try to answer deep questions. Who are we, and what is our final destiny? Must we live lives of […]

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Shen Yun 2016 includes Central Valley

Shen Yun performs at Saroyan Theatre

2016 is a special year for Shen Yun Performing Arts. It’s the premier Chinese cultural dance troupe’s 10th anniversary. To mark the anniversary, Shen Yun is providing theatre-goers a beautiful memento playbill, full of information about the company and detailed program notes explained in English with Chinese translations. New stops in the Western USA tour include Central Valley cities such […]

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“D.F.” the Enigmatic Artistic Director of 2015 Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra 2015

Having attended Shen Yun performances at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., I was well aware of what I could expect at Carnegie Hall in October.[1] A top-flight performance by an excellent group of artists whether musicians, dancers, composers, or set designers. A packed audience full of fawning enthusiasts, curious onlookers, and music-arts aficionados. Although Master Li Hongzhi’s exact role […]

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