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    The 2011 TIME 100: Cheng Yen Paid Member

    "Top 100" lists are all the rave these days. A few weeks ago the Watkins Review released their "100 Spiritual Power List" and now there's a TIME list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Surprisingly, you won't find the Dalai Lama or Thich Nhat Hanh on this list, however, there is a slightly lesser known Buddhist figure: Dharma Master Cheng Yen.From TIME: More »
  • Diane Wolkstein on Dharma Master Cheng Yen Paid Member

    In the Fall 2010 issue of Parabola about desire, Diane Wolkstein writes of the time she met Dharma Master Cheng Yen, the Taiwanese nun known as “Mother Teresa of Asia.” She describes the small, five-foot woman’s presence as “a force of nature that can’t be stopped. Whatever she has envisioned so far, she has brought into being: humanitarian relief, hospitals, schools, programs of love that are broadcast throughout the world.” From “The Desire to Relieve All Suffering”: More »