The Master Answers
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?”
Someone asked Master Cheng Yen, “How do we stop being calculating and petty?”
A doctor visited Tzu Chi and mentioned about the huge responsibility and great pressure of being a doctor. He was left with self-blame and guilt sometimes when patients pass away……
Someone asked, “How to live without desire?”
Someone asked, “Our minds take refuge in religion. According to Buddhist scripture, “Faith is the source of morality and virtues, nurturing within us all that is good.” Therefore, as Buddhists, we must show our faith by treating Buddha and the sangha with
Someone asked, “Why is it rare to be born a human being?”
Someone asked, “When people are approaching the end of their lives, how can they maintain a peaceful mind and be comfortable discussing their own death?”
Someone asked,” As a cancer patient, I feel miserable every day, how do I minimize my suffering?”
Someone asked, “How should we perceive the world?”
Someone asked Master Cheng Yen, “How do you accept your fate? How do you change your destiny?
Someone asked Dharma Master Cheng Yen, “Master, aren’t you disturbed by the heaps of matters you have to deal with every day? How do you resolve your worries and troubles?”
Someone asked Master Cheng Yen, “What is your view on “respect for life”?
Someone asked, “How do we eradicate afflictions and become enlightened?”