The Master Answers
A student asked Master Cheng Yen, “If our parents’ wish is in conflict with our own ambitions, should we obey our parents, or should we stick to our own ideals? How do we be filial to our parents after we have gotten married and moved out?”
Someone asked Master Cheng Yan, “How do we know a person and make good use of the person’s ability?”
The Master mentioned about the education concept of raising children when she had a conversation with entrepreneurs.
Question: How to cultivate the "just do it" attitude?
Someone asked, "What role do I need to play as a teacher and what is my duty? "
Someone asked, “Why does Tzu Chi recruit volunteers all year round?
Someone asked, “How do you define true giving?”
Someone asked, “It is normal to have bad thoughts. Although I would not carry out the bad thoughts, how should I deal with bad thoughts?”
Question: How to treat someone who does not appreciate my kindness?
Question: How to let go of worldly desires?
Question: What is the truth? What is actual dharma?
How to speak your mind without hurting people’s feelings?
Someone asked Master Cheng Yen, “How can I avoid becoming jealous and hateful of others? How can I be more soft-spoken?”
A visitor asked, “Buddha has taught us to let go of attachments in order to not give rise to mental afflictions. Master Cheng Yen has so many missions to complete and many challenges along the way. How do you remain persistent in Tzu Chi’s missions withou
Someone asked, “I have been living a life full of bitterness, how can I clear my bad karma so that I can enjoy a better life?”
Someone asked, “I have done a lot of good deeds, I should be considered a good person, but why don’t I have good affinity and good relationship with others?”
A Tzu Chi Faith Corps member asked Master Cheng Yen, "There is a saying that people without desire are firm and not easily shaken. But why do conflicts arising from differences still happen among a group of people who are selflessly dedicated...
Someone asked Master Cheng Yen, “How did you view life when your foster father passed away?”