Vol. 11  No. 3
Fall 2004
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[ CONTENTS ]

LET THE KITE FLY FREE
You should release your anguish as if you were releasing the string of a kite.
MATSU: RELIGIOUS ZEAL AT ITS HEIGHT
The goddess Matsu is one of the most venerated deities in Taiwan.
DRAWING TO YOUR HEART'S CONTENT
Artist Chang Chun-hsiang finds beauty in "plain art."
THE GREAT LOVE EXPEDITIONS
Young Tzu Chi dentists provide free dental care in remote areas of Australia.
DEDICATION TO MEDICATION
The Tzu Chi International Medical Association wins Taiwan's Medical Dedication Award.
"BULANG"--NOVENTHREE GOES HOME
After over three months of treatment at Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, a young Indonesian boy goes home to a better future.
OUR SPIRITUAL CULTIVATION GROUND: THE COMMUNITY
Master Cheng Yen encourages Tzu Chi people to encourage their neighbors to do good deeds.
FROM THE PATH OF THE UNDERWORLD TO THE PATH OF THE BODDHISATTVAS
When her extravagant business empire suddenly crumbled overnight, she learned to enjoy the happiness of a more rewarding life.
THE HOPE OF MEETING AGAIN
By donating his organs to others, a young man both recreates life and prolongs his own life.
BLESSED ANGELS
A teacher believes that children who receive blessings from their parents are the most blessed children in the world.
HUI SZU
Lin Sen-shou introduces the third patriarch of the Buddhist Tien Tai sect.
A TALE OF TWO LOBSTERS
Two lobsters serve as martyrs to save the lives of other living beings.
NO MORE STRANGENESS
She decided to donate her organs because she herself had once received such a blessing from a stranger.
SEE THE CHILDREN SMILE!
With their new Free Clinic Center, volunteers in Indonesia will always serve those who need them.
THE WHITE ELEPHANT
We should rejoice over the success of others and praise them for their achievements.
STILL THOUGHTS: THE CARTOON VERSION
Most people suffer not because they are poor, but because they have money.
TZU CHI EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD
Tzu Chi briefs from around the world.