<2018.06.19> Building a Bodhisattva family
The theme for 2018 English spiritual retreat was “building a bodhisattva family,” particularly after a disaster. But, how does one define this concept and how does it apply to a spiritual retreat? Find out in these videos from Tzu Chi USA.
<2017.08.23> Realizing Principles through Propriety
“By practicing propriety, we return to our pure nature.”
Throughout the universe, the planets and stars follow their orbits in accord with true principles. In this natural cycle of things, there is a state of peace and harmony.
It is the same for human life. In life, if we can internalize the principles of propriety, we are abiding by the true principles. Those who live in line with the principles attain harmony in their daily lives and can help their family, society, and the world thrive with virtue.
<2016.03.27> Friends from Afar
Master Cheng Yen does not differentiate visitors by their social status or occupations. To Master, every person who visits, whether coming from near or far, is an honored guest and a friend. These people come from many different fields of professions, including mass communication, religion, medicine, environmental protection, academia, politics, business, and so on, including Archbishop Javier Lozano Barragan, Mr. Jin Yong, Mr. Mark V. Hansen, Dr. Jane Goodall, etc.