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Shining World Awards

Supreme Master Ching Hai has lovingly created a series of awards to recognize some of the most exemplary, generous, caring, and courageous people who walk amongst us and go beyond the call of duty to help others unconditionally. The awards include:*Shining World Leadership Award *Shining World Compassion Award *Shining World Hero and Heroine Awards *Shining World Honesty Award *Shining Environmental Protection Leadership Award *Shining World Intelligence Award *Shining World Inventor Award…and more!

Shining World Protection Award Recipient: Redefine Meat – Advancing Vegan Food Technology, Part 2 of 2

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Shining World Protection Award Recipient: Redefine Meat – Advancing Vegan Food Technology, Part 2 of 2

Today, we continue our interview with Mr. Eshchar Ben-Shitrit, its founder and CEO. Mr. Ben-Shitrit talks about what motivated him to work towards a vegan world. “So, here is a famous writing about the vision of vegetarianism and peace. Essentially what he says is that, all human beings are morally corrupt; and because we are morally corrupt, we eat animals. But the first stage for peace in the wo
Shining World Awards
2020-09-16   144 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-09-16

Shining World Protection Award Recipient: Redefine Meat – Advancing Vegan Food Technology, Part 1 of 2

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Shining World Protection Award Recipient: Redefine Meat – Advancing Vegan Food Technology, Part 1 of 2

Today, we honor Redefine Meat, an Israel-based start-up company which utilizes 3D printing technology to produce realistic plant-based steaks. The company’s revolutionary approach brings alternative meat to a whole new level. Made from natural, sustainable sources, their cruelty-free steaks closely replicate the appearance, texture and flavor of animal meat. Mr. Eshchar Ben-Shitrit, founder and CE
Shining World Awards
2020-09-09   232 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-09-09

Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: Surf Coast Wildlife Shelters Group

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Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: Surf Coast Wildlife Shelters Group

Today, we are travelling to Victoria, Australia, to meet Tina Lawrence, the President of Surf Coast Wildlife Shelters Group, a remarkable non-profit organization dedicated to helping wildlife animals. Their mission statement is: “To protect, rescue and rehabilitate sick, injured and orphaned native wildlife and to release these animals and birds back into their own habitat.” “Ten years ago, myself
Shining World Awards
2020-09-02   296 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-09-02

Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: Mrs. Gia Trần – Spreading Happiness Through Benevolent Deeds

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Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: Mrs. Gia Trần – Spreading Happiness Through Benevolent Deeds

We are in the presence of an extraordinary person who braved all the weather conditions there are to devote part of her day to doing a task that is pure devotion for others. Immigrating to Vancouver, Canada in 1980 from Âu Lạc (Vietnam) as a single mother of four young children, Mrs. Trần spent a decade supporting her children by cleaning apartments and motels. Wanting also to help the needy and c
Shining World Awards
2020-08-26   171 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-08-26

Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: Skylands Animal Sanctuary and Rescue

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Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: Skylands Animal Sanctuary and Rescue

Fifty miles (80 km) northwest of New York City, USA, lie the 230-acre (93 hectare) lush and charming Skylands Animal Sanctuary & Rescue, home to more than a hundred farm animal friends. The sanctuary founder, Mike Stura, used to be a truck driver and found new meaning in life by providing rescued animals a loving home. Over a year ago, Brianna, a pregnant cow courageously kicked down the door of a
Shining World Awards
2020-08-19   164 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-08-19

Shining World Hero Award Recipient: Harvey the Gentle Pitbull

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Shining World Hero Award Recipient: Harvey the Gentle Pitbull

In our show last week, a Shining World Compassion Award was awarded to the Faithful Friends Animal Society. Operating out of Delaware, USA, for more than twenty years, this no-kill, non-profit animal rescue organization helps save more than 20,000 dogs and cats a year. Today, we are celebrating a super canine companion they rescued, a Shining World Hero Award recipient, Harvey the pit bull. Lynne
Shining World Awards
2020-08-12   140 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-08-12

Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: Faithful Friends Animal Society

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Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: Faithful Friends Animal Society

Today, our spotlight is on Faithful Friends Animal Society, a private, non-profit animal welfare organization with a no-kill shelter in Delaware, USA. Founded 20 years ago, the organization has saved countless dogs, cats and other animals. Founder and executive director, Ms. Jane Pierantozzi, shared some of their goals and achievements in an exclusive interview with us. “We’ve dramatically reduced
Shining World Awards
2020-08-05   167 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-08-05

Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: The Gentle Barn, Part 2 of 2

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Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: The Gentle Barn, Part 2 of 2

“I have this one horse that has a long, long horrible story of abuse. It took 4 years to heal her, and actually in order to heal her we had to simulate the being ridden in order to ask her to do little things that she knew how to do. And because she had been abused when asked to do things she would start raging and bucking and kicking and just going crazy, and instead of restricting her and trying
Shining World Awards
2020-07-29   176 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-07-29

Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: The Gentle Barn, Part 1 of 2

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Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: The Gentle Barn, Part 1 of 2

Today, we have the pleasure of speaking with Ellie Laks, founder of The Gentle Barn, a vegan a nimal sanctuary in Santa Clarita, California, USA. When she was seven, Ellie had already dreamt of a place where she could live together with all the beautiful animals. “What was very clear to me at seven years old, was that I had this very, very deep connection with animals and I saw us as the same. I c
Shining World Awards
2020-07-22   341 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-07-22

Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: The Noble Endeavors of Mercy for Animals, Part 2 of 2

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Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: The Noble Endeavors of Mercy for Animals, Part 2 of 2

Since its founding in 1999, Mercy For Animals has committed “to end the greatest cause of suffering on the planet, the exploitation of animals for food.” They believe the violence and discrimination against farm animals carry no less political and ethical weight than racism, slavery, and crimes against other human groups. Up to 2019, Mercy For Animals has launched more than 70 major investigations
Shining World Awards
2020-07-15   415 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-07-15

Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: The Noble Endeavors of Mercy for Animals, Part 1 of 2

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Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: The Noble Endeavors of Mercy for Animals, Part 1 of 2

Today, we are delighted to present a remarkable organization that has been working tirelessly for the last few decades to help inspire compassion and end animal cruelty. Founded by Mr. Milo Runkle in 1999, Mercy for Animals (MFA) is a leading international non-profit organization dedicated to protecting our precious animal friends. After witnessing the abuse of a farm animal for a high school agri
Shining World Awards
2020-07-08   417 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-07-08

Shining World Hero Award Recipient: Milo – the Guardian Angel Pitbull

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Shining World Hero Award Recipient: Milo – the Guardian Angel Pitbull

On today’s show, we travel to Minnesota, USA to meet Milo, a heroic dog who saved his family from a house fire. Minnesota is famously known as “Land of 10,000 Lakes” because of the many magnificent and shimmering lakes spread out across the entire state. It is also a state with vast and untamed nature where humans and animals live peacefully and happily among each other. One night when the Hansen
Shining World Awards
2020-07-01   225 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-07-01

Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: Action for a Cause Now - Candice Payne

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Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: Action for a Cause Now - Candice Payne

Today, we are going to travel to Chicago, United States of America, to meet the founder of Action for a Cause Now, Candice Payne. Action for a Cause Now is a charitable organization, through which Candice, and a team of volunteers, provide housing for homeless people. “Sitting at home looking at the TV, the news really kind of scared me actually, cause it was everywhere that we were having a polar
Shining World Awards
2020-06-24   282 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-06-24

Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: Healthcare for the Homeless – Houston

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Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: Healthcare for the Homeless – Houston

Founded in 1999 and incorporated in 2000, Healthcare for the Homeless – Houston (HHH) is a nonprofit organization that exclusively provides care for homeless people in the US city of Houston, Texas. HHH offers a variety of services, including transportation, medical and dental care, street outreach and housing programs. “Give health. Give hope. Give dignity” is the motto of this deeply compassiona
Shining World Awards
2020-06-17   162 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-06-17

Shining World Invention Award Recipient: Rishab Jain (vegetarian) – A Brilliant Young Inventor

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Shining World Invention Award Recipient: Rishab Jain (vegetarian) – A Brilliant Young Inventor

On today’s program, we visit picturesque Portland in Oregon, USA. This culturally diverse “City of Roses” is home to Rishab Jain, a 15-year-old vegetarian inventor and recipient of the Shining World Invention Award. Young programming genius Rishab Jain has developed a smart algorithm that enhances current treatments for pancreatic cancer. After becoming aware of the low survival rates associated
Shining World Awards
2020-06-10   233 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-06-10

Shining World Kindness Award Recipient: Sahouli Cheikh Faizal – A Compassionate Youngster

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Shining World Kindness Award Recipient: Sahouli Cheikh Faizal – A Compassionate Youngster

Today, we travel to Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, well known for its shining skyscrapers, natural attractions and culinary delights, to meet an adorable 4-year-old humanitarian named Cheikh Faizal. In a spontaneous clip his father recorded of Cheikh, the young child’s innocent kindness melted hearts on social media. His small acts of gentle kindness moved people in a profound way, remindi
Shining World Awards
2020-06-03   476 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-06-03

Acts of Compassion Beget Acts of Heroic Love, Part 2 of 2

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Acts of Compassion Beget Acts of Heroic Love, Part 2 of 2

One day in 2016, rescuers found a severely wounded 2-year-old Golden Retriever in a garbage bag. Members of Nabiya Irion Hope Project rescued her and gave her urgent medical treatment. "Chi Chi" had lost all her legs, but not her strong will to live. The joint mission to give Chi Chi a new life brought these two noble organizations together, Nabiya-Irion Hope Project and ARME. Shannon Keith and he
Shining World Awards
2020-05-27   296 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-05-27

Acts of Compassion Beget Acts of Heroic Love, Part 1 of 2

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Acts of Compassion Beget Acts of Heroic Love, Part 1 of 2

On today’s show, we feature a Shining World Compassion Award recipient, Animal Rescue Media and Education (ARME). We were privileged to have an exclusive interview with Ms. Shannon Keith, founder and president of ARME. “We’re active all across United States and internationally. We rescue animals from places of abuse, mostly from animal testing facilities. However, we’ve also expanded our mission t
Shining World Awards
2020-05-20   755 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-05-20

Shining World Compassion Award Recipienst: Chilis on Wheels - Michelle and Ollie Carrera

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Shining World Compassion Award Recipienst: Chilis on Wheels - Michelle and Ollie Carrera

Michelle Carrera is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the non-profit organization, Chilis on Wheels. Her son, Ollie Carrera, is the Co-Founder and Director of Kids Outreach. Together, they run a free vegan food delivery service for the homeless, Chilis on Wheels, which has quickly blossomed into a substantial charitable organization, with thirteen chapters around the United States, from New
Shining World Awards
2020-05-13   355 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-05-13

Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: Mr. Cédric Herrou and His Humanitarian Actions for Refugees

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Shining World Compassion Award Recipient: Mr. Cédric Herrou and His Humanitarian Actions for Refugees

For as long as humanity has existed, migration has been a part of civilization. In a state of war, poverty or oppression, many are forced to flee their homes, only to become exiles in a foreign land. When faced directly with this situation, how many of us are willing to save and protect these exiled people, risking our very own freedom? Such is the incredible story of Mr. Cédric Herrou. An olive g
Shining World Awards
2020-05-06   177 Views
Shining World Awards
2020-05-06
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