Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation

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Apr 13th
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SA Kangaroo Island Bushfire Relief Distribution

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, Tzu Chi Adelaide volunteers could only travel to Kangaroo Island to distribute the aids and reliefs 6 months after the bushfire disaster. A group of 20 Tzu Chi volunteers reached the distribution site on 29 August, carefully unloaded the supplies and set up the site to ensure that the restrictions round social distancing are observed in preparation for the distri...

Hot meals delivered

90 hot meals delivered to four places weekly - caring for homeless people, low income families and senior citizens from July - September, 2020.Due to the pandemic, a lot of people have lost their jobs, become homeless and don't have enough money to buy food. Sydney volunteers have worked with the church, community and senior citizen centres to provide nutritious vegetarian Asian fried rice or nood...

Delivers First Stems Cells to Russian Patient

The Buddhist Tzu Chi Stem Cells Center delivered its first donation to a patient from Russia -- which will save his life. The chance of a match, between a Chinese donor from Taiwan and a Russian recipient, was more than a million to one.

Global Company Certifies Tzu Chi Recycled Goods as 'Green' Gold

Turning Trash Into Gold
The thousands of volunteers who recycle waste materials like to say that they are turning garbage into gold. Now this 'gold' has been certified as 'green' by one of the world's most qualified judges.

Seizing the Present Moment

Seizing the Present Moment [ Master's Teachings ] Time is something that I talk about frequently, especially in terms of how it just keeps on passing by, non-stop. The Buddha spoke about time in three periods: the past, the present, and the future.

How Do you Enlighten a Heart to Help Others?

How Do you Enlighten a Heart to Help Others? There was once a male student who graduated with a college degree in Science & Technology. However, he thought his interests did not align and he considered switching to Traditional Chinese Medicine.
He asked: How do you inspire a heart to save others?

How it started

Tzu Chi’s Australian footprints first appeared in Brisbane in 1991 when one of our longtime members settled down there from Taiwan.

Tzu Chi Missions

In 1966, Dharma Master Cheng Yen established the Tzu Chi Foundation in Hualien, on the east coast of Taiwan. With the spirit of self-discipline, diligence, frugality, and perseverance, Tzu Chi set out to help the poor and relieve suffering. Over time, the foundation’s mission started with Charity and extended into Medicine, Education, and Humanistic Culture. Tzu Chi originated in the remote Hualie...