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About Our Founder

Dharma Master Cheng Yen

When she ordained as a nun, her mentor gave one pith instruction: “Remember to always work for Buddhism and for all living beings.” This is Master Cheng Yen’s path, as she inspires spiritual cultivation and works to relieve suffering around the globe.

Master Cheng Yen's Teachings

Rooted in Buddhism

The Tzu Chi Path is founded on the ancient teachings and profound wisdom of the Buddha (“the enlightened one”). Learn about Buddhist philosophy and how its universal truths about the laws and principles governing life apply today.

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