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The Master Tells Stories Volume 2

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Everyone has The buddh-anture and their own innate wisdom. However, this wisdom is often blocked by the poisons of greed, anger and delusion, as well as all other kinds pf arrogance and worry. It is Like trying to look into a mirror covered with dust. By reading the stories in this book, we may learn to sweep away the dust and dirt that block our wisdom and to grasp every moment to give our lives more meaning and value.

Venerable Master Cheng Yen was born in a small town called Chingshui in Central Taiwan in 1937. When she was twenty-three years old, she left home to become a Buddhist nun. The Master has always led a simple and virtuous life. In her frugality, she made candles and bean powder to maintain a living. In 1966, she established the Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, and for more than forty years this organization has concentrated its activities in the major areas of charity, medicine, education, culture, environmental protection, community volunteers, international relief and bone marrow donation. In 1991, the Master received the Philippine Magsaysay Award, the “Asian Nobel Prize.” Living a simple life with only the basic necessities, the Master has actively pursued her work of helping the poor and educating the rich.

Product Details
Pub. Date: First edition March 2001, Fourth printing March 2006
Publisher: Shih Cheng Yen
ISBN: 957-8300-75-1
Copyright © 2001 by the Tzu Chi Cultural Publishing Co.
All rights reserved.


" Material objects were meant to be tools for us to use. Yet, lacking wisdom, we are perpetually discontent, and we thus become enslaved by material objects. "
Jing-Si Aphorism