Vol. 11  No. 2
Summer 2004
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[ CONTENTS ]

HOW TO RELIEVE SUFFERING AND GAIN HAPPINESS
Hsieh Kun-shan teaches us three ways to be happy.
A GOOD HAND
Tzu Chi airs a TV program based on the true story of Hsieh Kun-shan, a remarkable Taiwanese artist.
AH LEON: THE MAESTRO OF CLAY
A young farm boy runs away from home to become a premier sculptor.
ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ART
An exhibition on loan from the Louvre Museum in Pairs features ancient Egyptian artifacts.
FORTY DAYS HAVE PASSED
Since a major earthquake leveled the ancient city of Bam, Iran, Tzu Chi volunteers have gone three times ot provide relief.
GUIZHOU: INTO THE LIGHT
New homes for poor minority peoples in China provide new opportunities.
"IT'S GREAT TO HAVE BANANAS!"
Tzu Chi volunteers help an aboriginal tribe in the Philippines to become felf-sufficient.
TREAT OTHERS WITH LOVE
Master Cheng Yen tells us that whether we stay at home or go around the world, we can help  relieve the suffering in the world.
HANDS OF BODHISATTVAS
People who are concerned for others are loving bodhisattvas.
PARAMARTHA
Lin Sen-shou describes the life of an Indian monk who helped translate the sutras into Chinese.
A VISIONARY LEADER
Lin Shinn-zong, superintendent of the Tzu Chi Hospital in Hualien, is a progressive leader who is constantly in the spotlight.
THE WARRIOR FROM THE EAST
Chen Chiu-hua, a long-time resident of Jordan, devotes himself to the Tzu Chi missions there.
A LIFE WINNER
Dr. Ling Sing Yew, a Christian doctor from Singapore, is a pillar of the Tzu Chi international Medical Association.
VENERABLE SIR, HOW ARE YOU?
A teacher in Taiwan donates bone marrow to a young mother in China.
LOOK! I HAVE A NEW FACE!
A poor Indonesian boy with disfiguring tumors on his face is treated at Tzu Chi Hospital in Hualien.
WHO STOLE THE PEARL?
A Buddhist monk would rather be beaten up than threaten the life of another creature.
STILL THOUGHTS: THE CARTOON VERSION
When someone hurts, I feel his pain in my heart.
TZU CHI EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD
Tzu Chi briefs from around the world.