Social Good

Ilchi Lee meeting with school administrator

Back to School


An acquaintance of mine recently introduced me to a school in Kanghwa Province, South Korea that is experimenting with a better way. Looking for hope for our education system, I decided to visit this alternative school.

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A Dream Your Brain Could Fall in Love With


Between two incidents called birth and death, a multitude of events are squeezed in to create a major incident called life. No matter how smooth and stable a life without dreams may seem on the surface, it is like a boring obligation that must be endured. When you have a dream, life becomes a glorious event that is full of challenge and adventure. Let’s hold onto a magnificent dream that is worthy of our brains falling in love with it.

Girl holding the earth - Ilchi Lee's Prayer of Peace

Prayer of Peace

This “Prayer of Peace” was presented by Ilchi Lee at the United Nations Millennium World Peace Summit of Religious and…
Ilchi Lee helping to clean up an oil spill in South Korea

Everyone’s Earth

In 2007, an oil spill polluted the coasts of Taean County in South Korea. At that time, many citizens from…

True Freedom


There has always been great spirit at the heart of great human triumphs and victories. This spirit has been called “conscience” or “conviction.”

Time for Conscience

The Times Call for Conscience Conscience is the salt that prevents decay, Conscience is the sun that brightens the dark,…
Korean volunteer Kookhak qigong instructors

Heartfelt Gathering of 5000 Volunteer Instructors

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Five thousand volunteer instructors gathered at the Han People Historic and Cultural Park in Cheonan-si, South Korea on the evening of July 3, 2010. They united because of their passion for sharing health, happiness and peace through free Dahn Yoga classes in their local parks. Ilchi Lee joined them to give a lecture and training in the Earth Kigong form.


Hong Ik Hope


This poem explores the deeper meaning of Hong Ik, one of Ilchi Lee’s core philosophies that comes from traditional Korean culture.

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Hope Message: Hope for the Earth

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The most important ingredient for creating the world our hearts crave is hope. We must first have hope before we can do anything. We must believe sincerely and wholeheartedly that a world of peace and harmony with nature is possible. Then through hard work, a good strategy, and sincere diligence, we can mold such a world together.