Vol. 13  No. 2
Summer 2006
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KEEPING UP OUR ENTHUSIASM
Tzu Chi Volunteers are passionate about helping the needy every day.
INSECTS' CONFIDANT: SUNG-YANG LEE
Entomologist Lee was a pioneer in using motion picture equipment to study insect behavior.
BAM: NEW LIFE AFTER THE QUAKE
Flattened by an earthquake two years ago, this ancient city is rising above the devastation.
JESSICA PI-HUA HSU: LIFE'S RHYTHM CONDENSED IN ABSTRACT ART
The art of this painter is marked by an ebullient creative energy.
NEW CITY, NEW HOME
Built to house survivors of the deadly tsunami in Sri Lanka, the new Tzu Chi Village contains the love and blessings of Tzu Chi people all over the world.
LIVING OUT THE VALUE OF LIFE
When one appreciates group harmony and helps others, one's life is meaningful and valuable.
BEHIND THE SCENES: THE SOFTER SIDE OF AN IRON MAN
A martial arts expert deeply empathizes with the suffering of disaster victims.
JIAN ZHEN
This great dharma master had to try again and again to bring the Buddhist precepts to Japan.
HEARTFELT THANKS!
The Tzu Chi Bone Marrow Donor Registry saves a young boy in Korea.
FROM DOCTOR TO PATIENT
A neurosurgeon from Vietnam comes to Taiwan for a bone marrow transplant.
PAYING BACK THE SUN
In spite of her disability, this brave, resilient young woman hopes to repay all the love and support she has received.
SEEING THROUGH GIVING
A blind young man experiences joy and satisfaction when he goes out to help others.
THE OLD MONK AND THE LITTLE MONK
A young monk learns to commit himself fully to his spiritual cultivation.
STILL THOUGHTS: THE CARTOON VERSION
Greed, anger, and delusion lead to endless conflicts and desires.
TZU CHI EVENTS
Tzu Chi briefs from around the world.