Vol. 10  No. 3
Fall 2003
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[ CONTENTS ]

HUMANIZED MEDICINE BUDDHAS
Tzu Chi people grasp the opportunity to transform themselves into Great Healers.
IN SEARCH OF THE FORMOSAN BLUE MAGPIE
Of all birds endemic to Taiwan, the Formosan blue magpie is the most familiar.
THE WORLD SEEN THROUGH WATERCOLORS
Artist Chen Yang-chun is addicted to the creation of beauty.
NAVIGATING BY GREAT LOVE
A three-part series looks at Tzu Chi University on its tenth anniversary.
CHUANG SHEN-SZU
His devout, benevolent spirit was an example for everyone to follow.
A MOST DILIGENT LIFE
If you strive diligently toward your goals, you will be happy and content.
TAN LUAN
Byh promoting the Buddhist Pure Land sect in China, this early monk brought hope and faith to many suffering Chinese people.
TRULY IN ACTION
"Having a good heart without doing good things is still equal to doing nothing at all."
SUNDAYS WITH THE RAINSTOPPERS
There is no rain in life that dignity and love cannot shelter us from.
CULTIVATING A BEAUTIFUL MIND
After the car accident, she forgave the other driver and went on to purify her own mind and the minds of other people.
TWO FUTURES
A pair of Siamese twins are the first to be separated at Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital.
FROM DRUNKARD TO PHILANTHROPIST
Billionaire Chen Chin-fa often leaves his comfortable mansion to personally deliver relief supplies to the poorest of the poor.
ONE MAKES TWO 
They seem like ordinary volunteers, but up close one senses their extraordinary warmth and sincerity.
ONE ARROW, THREE LIVES
Filial piety is the most important of all virtues.
STILL THOUGHTS: THE CARTOON VERSION
Since "I" don't really exist, nothing can be "mine," so there is nothing to fight over.
EVENTS IN THE TZU CHI WORLD
Tzu Chi briefs from around the world.