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Collective Karma (Part I)

Published Hunyo 1, 2017 by jptan2012

I have talked about karma in this blog several times. But I don’t think that I have really talked about collective karma in depth. One reason I decided to write this is because of the emails that I received asking as to whose karma is it that my nephew passed away early on in life. I have answered it in a separate post but I thought I should write about collective karma for people to understand it fully.

Karma is a very complex subject. I believe one can write a book about it and still not yet fully covered it, and I doubt whether anyone really fully understands how karma works.

At any rate I will still try to explain what is collective karma.

Aside from our individual karma that we have to deal with we have collective karma. Basically, we all have collective karma with the people around us. First and foremost, we have collective karma with our immediate family and relatives. So you have collective karma with the members of your family. While you have karma of your own, there are things that you go through together as a family, and that is your collective karma. You have karmic relationships with your parents, grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, and cousins. And if your family employs helpers at home or drivers or gardener, than you have collective karma with them also.

Now, how does it work? Basically, in your past lives, you have lived together and have done things that you are either reaping or paying for now. It doesn’t mean that all of you lived together at the same time, but you might have lived with each other at different times and are paying for karma at the moment at the same time. That’s the collective karma from past lives.

However, there is also a collective karma that is on the present. For example, the patriarch or the matriarch of the family deed some bad things, the whole family might pay for it. But this kind of collective karma usually happens only if it is the head of the family who did the bad act.

Recently, I met a person who has very good bazi chart. However, the bad acts of her parents are hindering her from achieving her full potential. And it is not only affecting her but also affecting her siblings. This is another kind of collective karma.

When my nephew passed away, one of the most common question of people is whether whose karma is it that he should die early in life. To answer that question, it is only his karma and his alone that he should passed away early in life. However, due to our collective karma, it has been destined that we should experience the pain of losing him at this time. Karmas like this are predestined and are so strong that it is quite difficult to change it. But can it be change?

To answer that question we have to consider a lot of factors. First, how strong was the imprint of that karma; how much of the imprint of that karma solely belongs to him or how much of that imprint belongs collectively to all those who are involve. And when I say to those who are involved, it refers to his family, friends, etc.

The truth is it is easier if the karma imprint that he is paying for solely belongs to him, because a strong and powerful amulet like the Vajrapani Ruel would have easily cured that karma. But if the strongest imprint is collective then it is more difficult to cure. Don’t get me wrong, why he died at that age is solely his karma, and no one else. Karma is not about you doing something and letting somebody fully pay for it, so his death was solely his karma. But the collective imprint might have made it other to cleanse this particular negative karma. But death is almost always karma from past life and not karma from the present life. But it is the collective karma of everybody that they should feel pain from this loss.

On my next post, I will discuss the other form of collective karma.

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Forecasted Financial Situation Is Already Happening and Some Suggestions On How To Deal With It!

Published Nobyembre 28, 2016 by jptan2012

Late last year when I wrote about my analysis of the Bazi Chart or Paht Chee Chart of 2016 Year of the Fire Monkey, one of the things I wrote is the big possibility of a financial crisis. In that particular article, what will precipitate the said crisis will happen either the first part or the middle part of the year, but that the crisis will start to happen either middle of the year or last part of the year. Last June, US$ 1.00 is approximately around Php 44.00, and now it is (as of writing) Php 49.95, the highest is more than 8 years, and the first time to steadily jump up after more than 10 years. In another post, which I have decided will not be shared again; I also insinuated the cost of this financial crisis, at least, for our country.

If you look at the trend, US $ to Php should have started going down already because of the OFW (Overseas Filipino Worker)remittances, but on the third week of November it still continues to rise. Hopefully, it will still go down on December given that the OFW remittances are coming in, but even if goes down, it seems that it will jump up again coming January. I’m sharing this because we all need to get ready for this. I haven’t checked the bazi chart for the year 2017, and will do so soon and share with you my analysis as soon as possible.

Having said that, I will like to clarify that this is not a political post, and so I refrain from making assumptions as to what is causing the continues decline of the Philippine peso, but this I will say while the middle class to upper class are not yet feeling the effect of this financial crisis, we should not be blind to the ones on the lower income bracket who has taken a hit already.

In the past 3 months, I came across two former VIP bodyguards who is now an Uber driver or applying to be a driver. Their concern is that a lot of foreign investors have left the country or have downsized, and of course, not so many foreign VIPs are in need of bodyguard. Another reader also emailed me. Her son apparently works as a call center agent, but several smaller call center agencies have close shop, they are smaller but each one still have about 300 call center agents, not to mention janitors, guards, and non – call canter agent employees.

I’m sharing this because it is important that each one of us prepare for this financial crisis, if indeed it will become a full-blown crisis and I’m not saying it will. Although, I forecasted it, like the Yolanda forecast, the Nepal earthquake forecast, this is something that I’m not proud of nor I’m happy that my forecast has been vindicated.

I’m sure each one of us can do something. We can start of by supporting the good that our government is doing but we should also rally against the things that we perceived are wrong. When I say rally, I mean we should let our voices be heard in a non – violent and non – confrontational manner. Let’s email the government, let’s share our thoughts, and let us be the change, the improvement that we so desire to see.

And of course, do not forget the power of prayers, of going to church or temple, of lighting candles and incense and dedicating its merits for the financial improvement of the country, let us chant -a – mantra or recite – a sutra.

On a personal level, we should start protecting ourselves. Save up, invest properly, carry a powerful amulet like the Vajrapani Ruel or now the traditional sutra amulet like THE DIAMOND SUTRA and / or THE SUTRA ON THE PAST VOWS OF EARTH STORE BODHISATTVA, these amulets doesn’t become available now for no reason, they always become available at the right time.

If you wish to know more about the Sutra Amulet (A Special Recite – A – Sutra Article) Series you can click on the links below:

You can also read the following posts about the Vajrapani Ruel:

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Is Feng Shui Charms Essential for a Better Future?

Published Disyembre 10, 2014 by jptan2012

faith-consistency-and-hard-work-4The desire to have a better and a life that’s more comfortable is maybe the prominent reason why Feng Shui is enjoying so much popularity these days. As you well know I’m a staunch believer of Feng Shui and Buddhism and Taoism, primarily because I also aspire for a better and healthy and wealthy life, not to mention a peaceful one. And my approximately 20 years of formal and structured experience with Feng Shui add to the practically my whole lifetime of exposure to Feng Shui that lead me to believe that Feng Shui is indeed real. It is not superstitious belief, and that it really works.

A lot of people believe that practicing Feng Shui is essential for one to have a better and a more comfortable life. I for one almost believes this thus I wear my Feng Shui charms and even created the WISH FULFILLING AND BUDDHA’S BLESSING MANTRA PENDANT, that became a hit with my readers. But you’ll noticed that I said almost, because at the end of the day, just when I start to think that Feng Shui is the main ingredient for these aspirations, I’m presented with a story that tells me otherwise

Mang Arnel is a driver who hit a jackpot when his former boss asked me to worked on a project. He ends brokering a certain project, which earned him almost 2 million Philippine pesos. He decided to invest his money buy buying a car that he can turn into a taxi and he also opened up a hardware shop. Eventually, his lone taxi gave birth to two more and a passenger jeepney. His children all finished school and he were on his way to a comfortable life, then Ondoy strike! All of a sudden, all his cars, his business were ruined and he was left with nothing!

Mang Arnel, became bitter and stopped working and never went out of his house. He is a Catholic but his faith waivered and started blaming God. Until, he became a ‘useless’ person. His wife and children would always tell him that they should be thankful that they still have their house and that they’re still together. However, for 2 years this would seem to fall on deaf ears. Until, his wife stood her ground and told him to shape up and work or they should just separate. This prompted Mang Arnel to realize that he should get back to his old self and work hard again to get all the comfort that he wants.

He started working again, and within 3 years he was able to save up enough money to buy his own taxi. He still on the road to his ultimate success but his outlook in life changed everything and made him see a good future again. He even started believing in God again.

His story should remind all of us the Feng Shui charms are just tool to help us get on the road of a better future. It is like a push, a propeller. In the end, it is still hard work and faith in our God that is truly essential.

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Learning Some Valuable Lessons from A Reader and A Taxi Driver

Published Disyembre 5, 2013 by jptan2012

This has been a very good week for me. Aside from meeting another reader in person, I learned some valuable lessons.Lessons Learned

First, getting to meet one of my readers is really an experience that I value. It makes maintaining this blog so much worth it. This week I got the opportunity to meet a reader who happens to be a Filipino who lives in the US.

BM is a reader who contacted me about a year ago. Since she lives in the states, our communication has been limited to exchanging emails. However, she’s now in Manila for a short vacation and to take care of some documents.

I got the chance to meet BM and she requested me to read her Bazi. I don’t normally accept Bazi or Paht Chee readings these days. However, since BM is somebody who has contacted me about a year ago, I decided to take on her request. I’m glad I did!

BM is a person who doesn’t have any direct wealth. Meaning, she has every reason to become poor. She will never have any money that she’ll get out of luck or from her parents. However, her chart shows that while they may be some bumps along the road, she is destined to live a comfortable life in her old age. This is because BM works like a horse. She really works hard, and her chart shows how hard working she is. In fact, while she’ll definitely demure from the reality that she now has a good life, at least, so much better than most people, she has a comfortable life now because of how hard she worked for it.

I’m sharing this because I believe there’s a valuable lesson that each one of us can learn from her chart. Sometimes, fate is no match with our dedication and hard work. I think this is one of the important lessons I can impart to my readers. Let’s all learn from BM. A hardworking woman who is destined to have a good life.

Another valuable lesson that I learned this week is from a Taxi driver.

The other day, I was a little irritated that my driver got delayed. Since I have to rush to a meeting, I decided to take a cab. Little did I know that I’d learn a valuable lesson from a Taxi driver.

The driver strikes me as somebody who is overly cheerful. What’s more, unlike other taxi or cab drivers, he seem to notice only good things on the road, something that is really quite difficult to do if you drive on the streets of Manila. However, he seems to notice only the good things, like the simple thing that a boy was helping his grandmother (I’m just assuming this that they’re grandmother and grandson) cross the street. The drive said that it’s nice to see young ones still know how to take care of their elder and he seem so happy about it. Or like the homeless guy who takes care of his dog, to which he said that it’s really great that some people are so caring that even they don’t have anything they’re still willing to share whatever they have to another living thing. The guy he was referring to is a guy I see everyday and I haven’t thought of it that way. When I got to my destination, I gave him a twenty pesos tip. He again cheerfully expressed his gratitude and thanks me and said that it will add to his education fund for his children. Twenty pesos is a small amount, it’s a little less than US$0.50, and there was no sarcasm in his voice, he was really very appreciative. Because of that I gave him a bigger amount, a little bigger than my cab fare.

Again, I learned a valuable lesson. With all the good luck I’ve been receiving, I sometimes forget to be thankful with the little things that I get everyday.

Hard work, a grateful heart, and a cheerful predisposition are some of the most important Feng Shui charm or cure one can have in life. Maybe I’m pushing it a little, but maybe it is almost as good as having the WISH FULFILLING AND BUDDHA’S BLESSING MANTRA PENDANT.

NOTE: For those who haven’t received their Four Dharmakaya Relic Mantras please email me again with the SUBJECT: FDRM. Have been really busy the past few weeks and my file got really disorganized. Apologies for this.