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Observe the Way through Living Simply
Venerable Master Hsing Yun In the early days of Buddhism, how did monastics observe the Way and live their lives?
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The Intrinsic Nature of Women’s Rights and Equality in Buddhist Philosophy
Venerable Master Hsing Yun   Equality is a truth of human life within the universe, it is an aim of
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The Good and Bad Ghosts
Venerable Master Hsing Yun Some people may think it is strange that in this scientifically enlightened century anyone would want
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Buddhism and Music
Venerable Master Hsing Yun Music gives us the capacity to express deep emotions. Whether through holy hymns or chants of
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How Buddhism Views the Mind
Venerable Master Hsing Yun   The analysis of the mind in Buddhism is both multifaceted and sophisticated. As a spiritual
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GOLD: Where Is the Way: Humanistic Buddhism for Everyday Life,

by Venerable Master Hsing Yun

Fo Guang Shan International Translation Center

“How wonderful our lives become when we trust in the infinite and inherent capacity for connection that all beings share. Living with utmost ease and happiness and with the maximum ability to benefit others depends on our capacity and willingness.”