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Retribution: For Destroying a Bodhisattva Image, 3 Generations Were Punished 

Here is a true story of karmic retribution. It happened in a small village in Hunan Province, China, in the 1950s. The people involved were the five members of He Kejian’s three generations of family, which was well off before 1949, but later was given the hereditary family class label of “middle peasant,” the second-to-the-lowest ...

Helen London

A statue of Bodhisattva Guanyin.