Life Wisdom

Twelve minutes a day, 365 days a year, Life Wisdom encapsulates the essential messages from Dharma Master Cheng Yen's talks to Tzu Chi volunteers worldwide. In this daily program, the Master shares with the audience her views on major world events, Tzu Chi's work around the globe, inspiring stories of people and events, as well as the Buddha's teachings and how they can be practiced in everyday life.

Stories Told by Dharma Master Cheng Yen

A production of ink-wash animation, Stories Told by Dharma Master Cheng Yen features the Master telling folktales or stories from Buddhist scriptures and concluding each episode with her words that offer the audience much food for thought. With captivating storylines and lifelike animated images, the program is welcomed by viewers both young and old alike.

Wisdom at Dawn

Hailed as the king of all sutras, the Lotus Sutra contains the true Dharma expounded by the Buddha in his later years. In the Sutra, the Buddha affirms that all living beings can attain Buddhahood and encourages everyone to walk the Bodhisattva Path by benefiting others. Listen to Master Cheng Yen expounding the Lotus Sutra in Wisdom at Dawn and bathe in the Dharma bliss of one of the most important and influential teachings of the Buddha.

Essence of the Bodhi Mind

Essence of the Bodhi Mind is a weekly program that explores various topics from world events, social and environmental problems, to interpersonal relations, family issues, and more. Twenty-four minutes an episode, the program not only presents actual examples to illustrate the topic of the week, but also pinpoints the views of Dharma Master Cheng Yen, experts and scholars on the topic for viewers to reflect upon and derive insights from.

Life Wisdom

December 5, 2022

Bringing Forth the Dharma into the World

December 4, 2022

Carrying Out Acts of Love with Wisdom

December 3, 2022

Nurturing Seeds with the Water of Our Well

December 2, 2022

With Pure, Selfless Love Comes the Pure Land on Earth

December 1, 2022

Inspiring All to Sow Blessings Through Giving

November 30, 2022

Cultivating Blessings and Wisdom Continuously

November 29, 2022

Taming Our Mind for a Better World

November 28, 2022

Doing Good and Nurturing Love Daily

Stories Told by Dharma Master Cheng Yen

Devadatta's Greed Devadatta's Greed th

A fisherman was fishing at a lake with his son when he caught something big. Wanting to keep all the fish in the lake for himself and prevent others from fishing there, the fisherman asked his son to do something…

The Hunters' Traps The Hunters' Traps

A group of hunters set up many pit traps in the forest to catch wild animals, but in the end, there were more hunters than animals that fell into the traps. What happened?

The Offerings of the King's Minister the

A king and his minister both wished to make offerings to Vipassi Buddha, but only one of them could do it at a time. What solution will they come up with?

The Prince Who Gave Unconditionally

Once, there were two princes. The elder prince was loving and kind while the younger one was jealous of his brother and always tried to slander him. So, the elder prince decided to leave and seek a new life…

Maitreya Bodhisattya and the Bead Crafter The

One time, when Maitreya was begging for alms, a bead crafter invited him to his house and offered him food. Never would the crafter realize that this move would cost him a fortune…

The Dog That Saved lts Owner The Dog That

In the US, a man kept a dog and took it with him wherever he went. One day, the man got stuck in a muddy lake. What would the dog do to save its owner?

The Tale of Two Buddhist Monks The Tale of

Two monks were very good friends. When listening to the Buddha's teachings, one was diligent, while the other one often dozed off. What would the diligent monk do to encourage his friend?

Hariti the Demon Mother Hariti the Demon Mo

Hariti, a demon mother who had 1,000 children, would steal others' children to feed her own. What did the Buddha do to correct her?

Wisdom at Dawn

E1300.Advising the Assembly to Spread the Dharma
E1299.The Past Buddha Never Forgot His Original Vow
E1298.Entrusting the Lotus Sutra to Those Present
E1297.Seeking People to Spread the Dharma
E1296.Receiving the Assembly in the Empty Air
E1295.The Past and Present Buddha Abide in the Stupa
E1294.Many Treasures Shared the Throne
E1293.The Entire Assembly Sees Many Treasures Buddha

Essence of the Bodhi Mind

The Causes and Conditions of Attaining Buddhahood
Now Is the Time
Springtime of the Spirit
My Heart Knows Your Heart
Putting a Good Education into Practice
Planting Trees and Forests to Protect the Earth
Joyfully Forming Good Affinities
The Aging Population Is No Problem

Words of Wisdom for Life

by Dharma Master Cheng Yen

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