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Editor's Note

Editor’s Note

Welcome to Issue 66 of the Tzu Chi USA Journal. It’s with a heavy heart that I share some unfortunate news. A great man, role model, Tzu Chi volunteer, former CEO of Tzu Chi USA, and a friend to all, Han Huang or Bro Han, as many of us called him, has passed away.

Dharma Stories

Craving Instant Results

There was once a renowned swordsman in Japan who hoped to see his son follow in his footsteps, and thus, the father introduced his son to a friend under whom he could study the art of swordsmanship.

Cover Story

One More Candle to the Light: Celebrating 30 Years of Youth Empowerment

This year, 2022, marks an unforgettable one indeed, as we celebrate three active decades of youth empowerment with the Tzu Chi Collegiate Association (TCCA). Alongside this milestone, the 2022 TCCA Leadership Conference, too, was set to create everlasting memories. It had been three years since TCCA members had their last in-person conference. But with masks in place and slideshows at the ready, 101 attendees were welcomed home to Tzu Chi USA’s Northwest Region Office in San Jose, California.

Feature Story

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.

Feature Story

Tzu Chi USA Relief Efforts

By Sophie X. Song, Ida Eva Zielinska Published #66 | Fall 2022 Issue SHARE Education and Celebration of Student Success Students serve tea to their parents