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February 9, 2017

The Story of John's Life Mission - Part 6
 
The wonders of Khmer Empire of the 12th to 13th centuries are still a mystery to historians and scientists. The ability of Cambodians to build the world’s largest stone temple and the world’s largest city in the shortest period of time has puzzled people till this day. 


Moreover, their knowledge and understanding of engineering, astrology, religious iconography, sculpture, architectu...

December 2, 2016

The Story of John's Life Mission - Part 5

When Isabelle started the yoga course, the students reacted to it in a negative way. None of the girls from the NGO, Transitions Global had ever heard of yoga. As a result of this, none of them saw any reason in learning it. 

Moreover, their interest in life and a desire to learn a subject that may change and improve their condition had been destroyed. Their parents sold them, and conseq...

December 2, 2016


The Story of John's Life Mission - Part 4 :This part of the story tells of the beginning of my charity  work in Cambodia.

After my first meeting with Isabelle in Phnom Penh, the only question I had in my mind was how to raise money for my life mission.  Yes money to sponsor the fortnightly yoga classes for the girls rescued from human trafficking at Transitions Global.

As I had never done charity work before...

November 7, 2016

The Story of John's Life Mission - Part 3

In 1956, King Norodom Sihanouk commissioned several sets of paper rubbings of the beautiful carvings on the stone walls of Angkor Wat's third gallery. This was done to preserve and record the intricate details of these magnificent wall carvings which have been deteriorating over the years. One complete set was also specifically reserved as a wedding gift for Grace Kelly, Princess...

June 30, 2016

The Story of John's Life Mission - Part 2


In summer of 2007, while practicing Ashtanga yoga, I accidentally fell on my head, and had to be rushed to a hospital where I received thirteen stitches on my forehead. The attending doctor said my injury was a small matter compared to my high blood pressure which he discovered  while checking my body. It was so high that he could not believe I did not have a stroke. 
(P...

June 29, 2016

The Story of John's Life Mission - Part 1


Since I was a teenager, I was always fascinated with Cambodian art which I often saw in antique galleries in Singapore. In the 1970s, during the Vietnam War and the Khmer Rouge period, many amazing Khmer sculptures were smuggled out of Cambodia and sent to Singapore before making their way to Europe and the United States. These sculptures' sophistication and purity of form, in addition...

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