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Wisdom for Life


Letting Go of Our Ego Self

Letting Go of Our Ego Self

To attain flawless character, we have to give up on our attachment to our ego-self.

Why be narrow-minded?

Why be narrow-minded?

The realm outside is so vast, yet as we take it into our mind, only a little is left. Do our minds have so many obstacles that block the vast realm?

Nurturing A Gentle and Compassionate Heart

Nurturing A Gentle and Compassionate Heart

Love exists in our hearts. When one experiences or witnesses the sufferings in life, the love within one’s heart will be re-ignited, allowing acts of giving to follow naturally.

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream on the future

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream on the future

Why is life filled with regrets?

Learning From Each Other

Learning From Each Other

We must be confident of our own ability and trust others earnestly. In our daily interactions with other people, we must help each other out and learn from each other...

Compassion and Endurance

Compassion and Endurance

Compassion is an act of love. It is a bliss to love and be loved.

The Core of Cultivation is Mindfulness

The Core of Cultivation is Mindfulness

We often talk about the mind and mindfulness. To be mindful is to reflect on our innate nature and keep our mind and thoughts free from impurities.

Heaven is where trouble is absent

Heaven is where trouble is absent

A shift in the mind to be kind brings joy, and the joy is heavenly. On the contrary, evil thoughts bring mental disturbance that can be very torturing.

Unleash the pure love of a Bodhisattva

Unleash the pure love of a Bodhisattva

Be mindful and look after your mind at all times, do not let ill intentions arise due to greed, hatred and ignorance. Be grateful whenever there is opportunity to give and serve others.

Stability is the Greatest Asset

Stability is the Greatest Asset

What constitutes real happiness in life? Does happiness mean having lots of material wealth?

The Rich among the Poor

The Rich among the Poor

Life’s bliss is about owning a luxurious car or a grand house, it is about having a heart full of great love. Only when one is wholeheartedly servicing others in society without holding back, can the most blissful life be achieved.

Spread Love and Accumulate Merit

Spread Love and Accumulate Merit

Great love goes beyond international boundaries and compassion knows no distance. True compassion is when we take immediate action to help and save others.

The Sole Audience

The Sole Audience

Regardless of whom we face, we must be brave in expressing our sincere and caring gestures. Do not keep these caring thoughts to ourselves, we must show them with action. This will bring meaning and true happiness to our lives.

Cultivating a Heart of Great Compassion

Cultivating a Heart of Great Compassion

Interpersonal conflicts arise due to our conflicting hearts. If everyone can cultivate great compassion and wisdom, scenes of chaos will settle down, internal conflicts too will dissipate.

Tzu Chi’s “Four Spirituality Soup”

Tzu Chi’s “Four Spirituality Soup”

An understanding, grateful and accommodative person is naturally a contented person. He can be happy even leading a simple life.

Building Trust

Building Trust

If a person is untrustworthy, it would be difficult for others to take his words to heart no matter how good they sound…… So how do we make others trust us? We can do that by humbling our ego and broadening our heart.

Humbling Ourselves

Humbling Ourselves

Cultivating our mind and character is just like opening up a field of goodness. It takes initial hard work to clear the weeds and rocks in the field, which means we must first clear the field of our mind of unwholesome thoughts.

How to Resolve Hurt Feelings

How to Resolve Hurt Feelings

If we can constantly develop a forgiving heart, we will be happy, joyful and blessed at all times. But if we keep hoping for others to give to us, we will definitely suffer very painfully…