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Shih De Yuan (middle), Shih De Cheng (left), and Shih De Huang (right)
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On a Mission to Bring Dharma Master Cheng Yen’s Light to Chicago

From the moment Ven. Shih De Yuan, Ven. Shih De Cheng, and Ven. Shih De Huang set foot in Chicago, Illinois, on August 12, 2023, the Tzu Chi family surrounded them with love and care. The three Dharma Masters flew in from Taiwan, where they live in the Jing Si Abode in Hualien alongside Ven. Dharma Master Cheng Yen. They had come to join the Tzu Chi delegation participating in the Parliament of the World’s Religions (PoWR) that would run from August 14 to 18 at the McCormick Place Lakeside Center on Chicago’s lakefront.

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Honoring Han Huang’s Luminous Legacy

On June 18, 2022, a shock reverberated through the Tzu Chi family, striking a painful blow to the hearts of people one particular man had touched. On this date, Dr. Han Huang, a beloved volunteer and the Chief Executive Officer of Tzu Chi USA from 2012 to 2019, slipped away from this world at the early age of 55. His story weaves a powerful legacy to inspire us all – that of a profoundly meaningful life dedicated to serving others and relieving suffering as a form of spiritual practice.