Afghanistan: The Cost of Peace

A family from Kabul is waiting to be evacuated to the U.S. in a hotel in Mazar. Many Afghans, especially those who have collaborated with foreign countries, try to migrate abroad to escape Taliban domination.
RHYTHMS MONTHLY

Afghanistan: The Cost of Peace

A family from Kabul is waiting to be evacuated to the U.S. in a hotel in Mazar. Many Afghans, especially those who have collaborated with foreign countries, try to migrate abroad to escape Taliban domination.
RHYTHMS MONTHLY

How to Prepare for Our Own Death

With the examples of her mother, friends and patients, MICU physician Chen Shew-dan encourages everyone to reflect on how we're going to live and prepare for our own death. With the examples of her
KEY TO WISDOM

How to Prepare for Our Own Death

With the examples of her mother, friends and patients, MICU physician Chen Shew-dan encourages everyone to reflect on how we're going to live and prepare for our own death.
KEY TO WISDOM

One-Forty (Part 2)

Seeing how migrant workers often fall into the vicious cycle of poverty after returning to their homelands due to a lack of professional knowledge and skills, One-Forty decides to change that through education.
DREAMERS IN ACTION

One-Forty (Part 2)

Seeing how migrant workers often fall into the vicious cycle of poverty after returning to their homelands due to a lack of professional knowledge and skills, One-Forty decides to change that through education.
DREAMERS IN ACTION

Health

Health

 
 
 
 

Are Disposable Chopsticks Safe?

Disposable chopsticks may appear to be clean and safe to use, but is this really the case? Well, there's actually a lot more to it than what meets the eye…
ALL ABOUT HEALTH

Fighting Covid with a Plant-based Diet

Neurologist Chen Wei-hwa shares his view on food and how a plant-based diet can help guard against the coronavirus.
HEALTHY LIVING

Peptic Ulcer Disease

What causes our "qi" to stagnate in our liver, and why would this lead to the formation of peptic ulcers? Is there anything we can do to prevent it?
CHINESE MEDICINE CLINIC

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Although heart diseases can be treated with medications and surgery, cardiac rehabilitation, which involves exercise training and education about lifestyle changes, is the key to reducing future heart problems.
HEALTH TIPS

Go Vegetarian

Go Vegetarian

Environmental Protection

Environmental Protection

If polar bears become extinct, how much time is left for humans? If polar bears become extinct, how much time is left for humans?
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
With reverse osmosis (RO) technology, Japanese businesses have been able to reduce water costs and procure a stable supply of clean water throughout the year.
WATER: THE SOURCE OF LIFE

Master Class

Master Class

Enhancing Reading Literacy Through Games

Seeing how disadvantaged children easily quit learning due to poor reading literacy, NTU Professor Benson Yeh works with local governments to enhance their reading literacy through an online gaming platform.

A Sleep Log Matters

Sleep medicine specialist Lee Hsin-chien shares how keeping a sleep log can help find out whether and why we have sleep problems.

Gifts from My Dad (Part 3)

As his father could do anything despite his lack of training, Hsiao Yeh saw him as a magician. Now, Hsiao Yeh implements what he learned from his father on the students at Taipei Media School, of which he is currently the principal.

People

People

One Third of Happiness
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City Wanderer (Part 1)
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Lifeline 1995
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Noodle Maker
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One Third of Happiness
One Third of Happiness
Without a stable job and indulged in drinking, Song Guo-kun was neither a good husband nor a good father. Eventually, he had heart failure and needed a heart transplant. How did he deal with this blow?
GUARDIANS OF THE LAND
City Wanderer (Part 1)
City Wanderer (Part 1)
Founded by Anny Chang, City Wanderer is a youth organization in Taiwan that designs a series of challenges for youths to help them break free from their comfort zones and find their true values.
DREAMERS IN ACTION
Lifeline 1995
Lifeline 1995
Set up in 1978, Lifeline 1995 in Hualien, Taiwan has been giving 24/7 support to over 80,000 people calling for help, including over 100 calls a year from those who want to commit suicide.
UNSUNG HEROES
Noodle Maker
Noodle Maker
Noodles are a staple food in many cultures, but do you know how they are made and what ingredients are used? Let's visit a young noodle-making expert to find out!
LET'S GO LEARNING
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One Third of Happiness

Without a stable job and indulged in drinking, Song Guo-kun was neither a good husband nor a good father. Eventually, he had heart failure and needed a heart transplant. How did he deal with this blow?
GUARDIANS OF THE LAND

City Wanderer (Part 1)

Founded by Anny Chang, City Wanderer is a youth organization in Taiwan that designs a series of challenges for youths to help them break free from their comfort zones and find their true values.
DREAMERS IN ACTION

Lifeline 1995

Set up in 1978, Lifeline 1995 in Hualien, Taiwan has been giving 24/7 support to over 80,000 people calling for help, including over 100 calls a year from those who want to commit suicide.
UNSUNG HEROES

Noodle Maker

Noodles are a staple food in many cultures, but do you know how they are made and what ingredients are used? Let's visit a young noodle-making expert to find out!
LET'S GO LEARNING

Love in Action

Love in Action

A Cure for the Soul

Having been providing free medical care to the elderly in a village in Changsha of Hunan, China, Dr. Lin Yiming noticed an even more serious problem than the elderly's physical health…

A Cure for the Soul

Having been providing free medical care to the elderly in a village in Changsha of Hunan, China, Dr. Lin Yiming noticed an even more serious problem than the elderly's physical health…

LOVE BEYOND BOUNDARIES

A Vagabond Turned Saint

Having slept on the streets and eaten food from trash bins for many years, Tie-bin was tired of life. After several failed suicide attempts, he came across a place that changed his life entirely…

The Origin of Tzu Chi Philippines

In 1994, the first Tzu Chi office in the Philippines was set up. How did Tzu Chi start its work in the Philippines? What challenges did the volunteers face right after the office was founded?

The Origin of Tzu Chi Philippines

In 1994, the first Tzu Chi office in the Philippines was set up. How did Tzu Chi start its work in the Philippines? What challenges did the volunteers face right after the office was founded?

TZU CHI IN RETROSPECT

Spirituality

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Great Dharma Masters in History

Great Dharma Masters in History

Dharma Master Bodhidharma

The third son of an Indian king, Dharma Master Bodhidharma travelled to China and became the founder of Chan Buddhism. Often depicted as fully-bearded and wide-eyed, Bodhidharma had many legendary accounts of his life…

Dharma Master An Shigao

A prince of the Parthian Empire, An Shigao renounced his royal throne to walk the spiritual path and become a Buddhist monk. He was the first person to translate Buddhist texts into Chinese and introduce the Buddha's teachings to China.

Dharma Master Zhi Zhe

Dharma Master Zhi Zhe turned to monastic life at 18. At 23, he took refuge in Dharma Master Hui Si and eventually had an enlightenment experience through studying the Lotus Sutra. He was also known for establishing the first indigenous Buddhist school in China.

Featured Video

Featured Video

Tzu Chi 2021 Year in Review

In 2021, the Covid-19 pandemic had not lost its grip on humanity, with those who live in poverty to begin with being worst hit. On top of that, severe disasters brought about by extreme climate conditions, widening wealth inequality, and rising worldwide inflation had affected us all around the world. Despite all the challenges, Tzu Chi volunteers had not slowed down its effort to relieve suffering and bring peace to people's minds. Watch the video to learn more about their work over the past year!

Silent Mentors (Part II)

In life, no one can escape illness. When we fall ill, it will be a blessing if we can come across a good and caring doctor. To help nurture such humane doctors, body donors selflessly gave their bodies for medical education after their passing. At Taiwan's Tzu Chi University, they are respectfully referred to as "silent mentors."

Ten Years After Morakot

After Typhoon Morakot devastated southern Taiwan in 2009, Tzu Chi built over 1,300 permanent houses for Morakot survivors from the mountains. How have they been adapting to their new lives in the lowland?

20 Years After 921

On September 21, 1999, Taiwan was hit by a 7.3-magnitude earthquake that claimed 2,415 lives and displaced over 100,000 people. Watch and read our reports about the tragic event that is still vividly remembered even today.

Our Impact

Our Impact

Unable to find a job, Chen Yunyan became obsessed with buying lottery tickets, until a Da Ai drama struck a chord with her…
On the brink of collapse from taking care of ill family members, Wong Chiu Siang has found relief in life by watching Da Ai TV…
Handaya Widjaja was an ill-tempered gambler, until a drama series on DAAI TV Indonesia gave him a wake-up call…
Influenced by Da Ai TV, Lim Boon Kaw, originally a fish vendor in Malaysia, decided to give up his business for good…
Touched by a drama series he saw on Da Ai TV while on a business trip to Taiwan, Wu Rong-yao from Singapore found his true calling in life…
Once full of complaints about her life, Lan Xiu-ci found a turning point after watching a drama series on Da Ai TV…
After watching a drama series on Da Ai TV, Toh Joo Beng was determined to quit his decades-old habit of gambling once and for all…
After watching a drama series on Da Ai TV together, Siow Lee Kien and her mother-in-law began to mend their relationship…
When Lu Bi-e started tuning in to Da Ai Radio regularly, the atmosphere at home also began to change gradually…
Lee Chin Cheng was crazy about fishing, but the teachings from Dharma Master Cheng Yen on Da Ai TV were like a wake-up call to him…
Deeply moved by a drama series on DAAI TV Indonesia, Johny decided to quit gambling for good…
In her eighties, Wang Jinhua has found her calling in life while watching Da Ai TV…
Lee Yit Meng loved to watch Da Ai TV during his dialysis treatments. Over time, his volatile temper began to change slowly but surely…
Li Jia-lin had drug addiction for two decades. One evening, while watching a Da Ai Drama on TV, he broke down and decided to reform himself…
Just as the story on Da Ai TV changed Lin Yu-zheng's life, he hoped his story can reach out to others in need too…
Shi Shu-zhen had attempted suicide several times because of her long-term illness. One day, she heard Dharma Master Cheng Yen's teachings on DAAI TV Indonesia…
While serving time in prison, Zhang Wen-ru happened to listen to a Da Ai Radio program that brought a ray of hope to his life…
In 1999, Chen Su-fen played a role in Da Ai Drama. Since then, her life has never been the same again...
In 2011, Li De-fu from Singapore chanced upon Da Ai TV channel during his trip to Taiwan. Since then, his life has never been the same again...
Zhao Ziliang suffered from depression and even had suicidal thoughts, until one day, a soft, pleasant voice from Da Ai e-Radio reached his ears…
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Unable to find a job, Chen Yunyan became obsessed with buying lottery tickets, until a Da Ai drama struck a chord with her…
On the brink of collapse from taking care of ill family members, Wong Chiu Siang has found relief in life by watching Da Ai TV…
Handaya Widjaja was an ill-tempered gambler, until a drama series on DAAI TV Indonesia gave him a wake-up call…
Influenced by Da Ai TV, Lim Boon Kaw, originally a fish vendor in Malaysia, decided to give up his business for good…
Touched by a drama series he saw on Da Ai TV while on a business trip to Taiwan, Wu Rong-yao from Singapore found his true calling in life…
Once full of complaints about her life, Lan Xiu-ci found a turning point after watching a drama series on Da Ai TV…
After watching a drama series on Da Ai TV, Toh Joo Beng was determined to quit his decades-old habit of gambling once and for all…
After watching a drama series on Da Ai TV together, Siow Lee Kien and her mother-in-law began to mend their relationship…
When Lu Bi-e started tuning in to Da Ai Radio regularly, the atmosphere at home also began to change gradually…
Lee Chin Cheng was crazy about fishing, but the teachings from Dharma Master Cheng Yen on Da Ai TV were like a wake-up call to him…
Deeply moved by a drama series on DAAI TV Indonesia, Johny decided to quit gambling for good…
In her eighties, Wang Jinhua has found her calling in life while watching Da Ai TV…
Lee Yit Meng loved to watch Da Ai TV during his dialysis treatments. Over time, his volatile temper began to change slowly but surely…
Li Jia-lin had drug addiction for two decades. One evening, while watching a Da Ai Drama on TV, he broke down and decided to reform himself…
Just as the story on Da Ai TV changed Lin Yu-zheng's life, he hoped his story can reach out to others in need too…
Shi Shu-zhen had attempted suicide several times because of her long-term illness. One day, she heard Dharma Master Cheng Yen's teachings on DAAI TV Indonesia…
While serving time in prison, Zhang Wen-ru happened to listen to a Da Ai Radio program that brought a ray of hope to his life…
In 1999, Chen Su-fen played a role in Da Ai Drama. Since then, her life has never been the same again...
In 2011, Li De-fu from Singapore chanced upon Da Ai TV channel during his trip to Taiwan. Since then, his life has never been the same again...
Zhao Ziliang suffered from depression and even had suicidal thoughts, until one day, a soft, pleasant voice from Da Ai e-Radio reached his ears…
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Many people have been inspired by our media and changed their lives for the better.

Read their stories to learn more about their journey of transformation.

Many people have been inspired by our media and changed their lives for the better.

Read their stories to learn more about their journey of transformation.

Unable to find a job, Chen Yunyan became obsessed with buying lottery tickets, until a Da Ai drama struck a chord with her…
On the brink of collapse from taking care of ill family members, Wong Chiu Siang has found relief in life by watching Da Ai TV…
Handaya Widjaja was an ill-tempered gambler, until a drama series on DAAI TV Indonesia gave him a wake-up call…
Influenced by Da Ai TV, Lim Boon Kaw, originally a fish vendor in Malaysia, decided to give up his business for good…
Touched by a drama series he saw on Da Ai TV while on a business trip to Taiwan, Wu Rong-yao from Singapore found his true calling in life…
Once full of complaints about her life, Lan Xiu-ci found a turning point after watching a drama series on Da Ai TV…
After watching a drama series on Da Ai TV, Toh Joo Beng was determined to quit his decades-old habit of gambling once and for all…
After watching a drama series on Da Ai TV together, Siow Lee Kien and her mother-in-law began to mend their relationship…
When Lu Bi-e started tuning in to Da Ai Radio regularly, the atmosphere at home also began to change gradually…
Lee Chin Cheng was crazy about fishing, but the teachings from Dharma Master Cheng Yen on Da Ai TV were like a wake-up call to him…
Deeply moved by a drama series on DAAI TV Indonesia, Johny decided to quit gambling for good…
In her eighties, Wang Jinhua has found her calling in life while watching Da Ai TV…
Lee Yit Meng loved to watch Da Ai TV during his dialysis treatments. Over time, his volatile temper began to change slowly but surely…
Li Jia-lin had drug addiction for two decades. One evening, while watching a Da Ai Drama on TV, he broke down and decided to reform himself…
Just as the story on Da Ai TV changed Lin Yu-zheng's life, he hoped his story can reach out to others in need too…
Shi Shu-zhen had attempted suicide several times because of her long-term illness. One day, she heard Dharma Master Cheng Yen's teachings on DAAI TV Indonesia…
While serving time in prison, Zhang Wen-ru happened to listen to a Da Ai Radio program that brought a ray of hope to his life…
In 1999, Chen Su-fen played a role in Da Ai Drama. Since then, her life has never been the same again...
In 2011, Li De-fu from Singapore chanced upon Da Ai TV channel during his trip to Taiwan. Since then, his life has never been the same again...
Zhao Ziliang suffered from depression and even had suicidal thoughts, until one day, a soft, pleasant voice from Da Ai e-Radio reached his ears…
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Unable to find a job, Chen Yunyan became obsessed with buying lottery tickets, until a Da Ai drama struck a chord with her…
On the brink of collapse from taking care of ill family members, Wong Chiu Siang has found relief in life by watching Da Ai TV…
Handaya Widjaja was an ill-tempered gambler, until a drama series on DAAI TV Indonesia gave him a wake-up call…
Influenced by Da Ai TV, Lim Boon Kaw, originally a fish vendor in Malaysia, decided to give up his business for good…
Touched by a drama series he saw on Da Ai TV while on a business trip to Taiwan, Wu Rong-yao from Singapore found his true calling in life…
Once full of complaints about her life, Lan Xiu-ci found a turning point after watching a drama series on Da Ai TV…
After watching a drama series on Da Ai TV, Toh Joo Beng was determined to quit his decades-old habit of gambling once and for all…
After watching a drama series on Da Ai TV together, Siow Lee Kien and her mother-in-law began to mend their relationship…
When Lu Bi-e started tuning in to Da Ai Radio regularly, the atmosphere at home also began to change gradually…
Lee Chin Cheng was crazy about fishing, but the teachings from Dharma Master Cheng Yen on Da Ai TV were like a wake-up call to him…
Deeply moved by a drama series on DAAI TV Indonesia, Johny decided to quit gambling for good…
In her eighties, Wang Jinhua has found her calling in life while watching Da Ai TV…
Lee Yit Meng loved to watch Da Ai TV during his dialysis treatments. Over time, his volatile temper began to change slowly but surely…
Li Jia-lin had drug addiction for two decades. One evening, while watching a Da Ai Drama on TV, he broke down and decided to reform himself…
Just as the story on Da Ai TV changed Lin Yu-zheng's life, he hoped his story can reach out to others in need too…
Shi Shu-zhen had attempted suicide several times because of her long-term illness. One day, she heard Dharma Master Cheng Yen's teachings on DAAI TV Indonesia…
While serving time in prison, Zhang Wen-ru happened to listen to a Da Ai Radio program that brought a ray of hope to his life…
In 1999, Chen Su-fen played a role in Da Ai Drama. Since then, her life has never been the same again...
In 2011, Li De-fu from Singapore chanced upon Da Ai TV channel during his trip to Taiwan. Since then, his life has never been the same again...
Zhao Ziliang suffered from depression and even had suicidal thoughts, until one day, a soft, pleasant voice from Da Ai e-Radio reached his ears…
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A Glimpse into the Missions and Spirit of Tzu Chi

Tzu Chi Q&A

A Glimpse into the Missions and Spirit of Tzu Chi

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