Compiled from a number of Dharma talks by Master Hsing Yun. A walkthrough of how to begin a meditation or chanting practice on one’s own, and how to join in at group practice at a Buddhist temple. Translated in 2012 by Robert Smitheram.
Dharma talk by Master Hsing Yun. Describes how Buddhism helped inspire the development of tea ceremonies in China and Japan. First published as 佛教與茶道 in 1995. Translated in 2008 by Irene Poon.
Dharma talk by Master Hsing Yun. Introduces the Buddhist basis for women’s rights and Master Hsing Yun’s view on how this applies to situations in today’s world. First published as 佛教對女性問題的看法 in 2003. Translated in 2005 by Tom Graham.
Dharma talk by Master Hsing Yun. Examination of the Buddha’s teachings on cause and condition, and how they can be applied to improve our lives. First published as 佛教對因緣的看法 in 1982. Translated in 2004 by Amy Lam.
Dharma talk by Master Hsing Yun. Explanation of the Buddhist law of cause and effect, especially addressing common misunderstandings and misconceptions. First published as 談因說果 in 1983. Translated in 1999 by Amy Lam and Colin Batch.
Dharma talk by Master Hsing Yun. Buddhist advice for facing the various trials of life. First published as 人生十問 in 1977. Translated in 2000 by Amy Lam and Derek Hsieh.
Dharma talk by Master Hsing Yun. Describes the appearance of the Buddha in sutras and in statuary, before describing the Dharmakaya, the all-pervading essence of awakening. First published as 佛陀的樣子 in 1972. Translated in 1999 by Amy Lam and Colin Batch.
Dharma talk by Master Hsing Yun. Provides a basis to understand Chan philosophy and practice, with a selection of gongans. First published as 禪的真諦 in 1976. Translated in 1998 by Amy Lam.
Dharma talk by Master Hsing Yun. A presentation of the Buddhist view of rebirth, with a description of its significance within the Buddhist teachings, as well as contemporary examples of evidence for rebirth. First published as 佛教對輪迴的看法 in 1982. Translated in 2003 by Amy Lam and Susan Tidwell.
Dharma talk by Master Hsing Yun. Discusses the Buddhist view on destiny, and what we can do to change our destiny. First published as 人死亡之後的生命怎麼樣 in 1983. Translated in 1997 by Amy Lam and Jeanne Tsai.