Vol. 12  No. 1
Spring 2005
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THE TZU CHI HUMANITARIAN
This new center will promote the humanitarian spirit of the Tzu Chi Foundation.
HOW CAN WE NOT LOVE OUR CHILDREN?
Teachers and students from a Tzu Chi-built school in South Africa fly to Hualien for the Tzu Chi Annual Education Fair.
CLOSE TO THEIR DREAMS
Teachers and students from a Tzu Chi school in Indonesia also go to the Education Fair.
SHAPING SPACE
Taiwanese architect Kris Yao finds inspiration for his work in Tibetan Buddhism.
VIBRANT COLORS ENRICH A VIBRANT LIFE
Li Liang taught herself to paint when she was in her fifties, and she also excels in calligraphy, tai chi, and flower arrangement.
THE WONDERFUL GUSH OF WATER
Water cisterns bring a better quality of life to villagers in arid Gansu Province, China.
STRENGTH TO STAND AGAIN
Tzu Chi volunteer medical teams provide relief to tsunami survivors in Sri Lanka.
ENVELOPING THE WORLD WITH COMPASSION
Master Cheng Yen reminds all Tzu Chi volunteers to purify their own hearts so that they can console both the bodies and minds of disaster victims.
KUAN TING
The fifth patriarch of the Buddhist Tientai sect led his disciples through a difficult period in China.
BACK TO WARM CLASSROOMS
Tzu Chi builds two new schools in earthquake-stricken Xinjiang Uigur Autonomous Region.
OUR HAPPINESS AND RESPONSIBILITY
Chinese and Filipino volunteers joined to form the Tzu Chi liaison office in war-torn Zamboanga.
WALK WITH DIGNITY
The Zamboanga volunteers build the Tzu Chi Great Love Rehabilitation Center to provide prostheses for the handicapped.
THE LONG-LIVED KING
A peace-loving king meets his fate with a calm mind and teaches his son to be kind and caring towards others.
STILL THOUGHTS: THE CARTOON VERSION
The Buddha teaches us how to be filled with joy.
TZU CHI EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD
Tzu Chi briefs from around the world.