[Master's Teachings]Many people are blessed with material wealth and live comfortably. However, not all of them are happy because they are constantly worrying about how to protect their fortune and multiply their wealth; they don’t enjoy what they have. Their worries and afflictions stem from not knowing correct life principles. The Buddha teaches us th […]
[Master's Teachings]Last year was Tzu Chi’s 50th year. In April, we will celebrate our 51st anniversary. This will mark the beginning of a new era for us. During the past half-century, Tzu Chi has overcome many obstacles to become the foundation it is today, with volunteers giving of themselves just as they did when we first began to help those in need […]
[Master's Teachings]Each and every one of us has the great potential to attain enlightenment. Yet, people are easily influenced by their surroundings. At times, they aspire to help others, but when they encounter obstacles, they lose faith in themselves and give up on their goal. Hence, they don’t make progress in their spiritual cultivation. If we alwa […]
Volunteers of the Tzu Chi Foundation, in Indonesia, moved at once to help victims of a serious earthquake that shook Banda Aceh in Indonesia on December 7. Within two days, they were delivering relief supplies and medical care.
Volunteers from the Tzu Chi Foundation have been bringing food and zinc sheets to the people of Haiti devastated by Hurricane Matthew in October. The food includes instant red-bean rice developed specially to meet the tastes of Haitian people – something greatly appreciated by the residents. The volunteers are also assessing other emergency needs, such as dr […]