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Dr Eugene Tang: "What is more important than tooth extractions and fillings is the value of compassionate care that complements the dental skills"

Dr Eugene Tang: "What is more important than tooth extractions and fillings is the value of compassionate care that complements the dental skills"

When addressing the oral emergencies of patients, Dr Eugene Tang opines that genuine alleviation of suffering and the gift of joy begin with sincere care. This care transcends mere professional obligation; it's about embracing patients as they are and understanding the meaning behind their behaviours.

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Tan Jiau Hok: "Living each day with mindfulness and contentment brings me joy"

Tan Jiau Hok: "Living each day with mindfulness and contentment brings me joy"

Engaging in activities like teaching children to swim or keeping Jing Si Hall clean requires us to be in “action”. If we focus our minds on our task at hand, we can be in “stillness”. Hence, by being mindful of our actions, we can achieve happiness.

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Andrew Lim: The secret recipe to good luck that only came to light in the later part of life

Andrew Lim: The secret recipe to good luck that only came to light in the later part of life

Can destiny be altered? To enhance his luck and prosperity, the Fengshui master told him to put crystals at home and in his office to improve his aura. The metaphysician recommended him to do good deeds to accumulate blessings. However, unbeknownst to them all, one crucial element was overlooked.

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Gan Ming De: Nurturing Youths to Practise and Promote Kindness in a Competitive Society

Gan Ming De: Nurturing Youths to Practise and Promote Kindness in a Competitive Society

Gan Ming De is a youth who is passionate about computer science and photograph editing. He believes in staying true to himself and has always preferred to face challenges head-on, believing that it is a way to achieve efficiency. Gan yearns for diversity and his aim is to have a positive influence on today’s youths. Hence, in his everyday life, how does Gan work towards his goals?

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Lin Shuguo: "My old customers are always my concern"

Lin Shuguo: "My old customers are always my concern"

In Bukit Batok West Market, there is a clothing stall that sometimes veers from its usual business. Once a month, the clothing vendor would transform into a pastry chef who sells delicious pastries and mooncakes.

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Tzu Chi Festive Charity Fair: Uniting Hearts, Spreading Love, and Bringing Blessings in the Auspicious Year

Tzu Chi Festive Charity Fair: Uniting Hearts, Spreading Love, and Bringing Blessings in the Auspicious Year

Beneath the picturesque blue sky and white clouds, the Tzu Chi Festive Charity Fair took place for two consecutive days, gathering the love of many.

Massive Charity Fair of Over 10,000 People Embraces Low-Carbon Practices

Massive Charity Fair of Over 10,000 People Embraces Low-Carbon Practices

Much like an annual gathering, people gathered at Tzu Chi Festive Charity Fair to engage in acts of kindness and do their part for the planet.

Care Recipients Give Back after Overcoming Challenges in Life

Care Recipients Give Back after Overcoming Challenges in Life

Having benefited from Tzu Chi's assistance and support in the past, these care recipients are now reciprocating the kindness they once received by actively participating and assisting at Tzu Chi’s Festive Charity Fair together with their families.

Year End Blessing Ceremony: The Time of the Year to Meet and Wish Each Other Well

Year End Blessing Ceremony: The Time of the Year to Meet and Wish Each Other Well

Five sessions of the Year End Blessing Ceremony were held on the first weekend after New Year’s Day.

Visitors Enter a “One-Room Flat” to Experience a Different World

Visitors Enter a “One-Room Flat” to Experience a Different World

Within the cramped and tiny flat, the interior was messy, and a stench could be detected. Numerous unsettled bills were seen scattered on the floor. Stepping into the simulated house felt like entering another world.

They are all 500 calories! What's the difference between having an apple and a meat pie?

They are all 500 calories! What's the difference between having an apple and a meat pie?

With the same calorie content of 500 calories, does it really make a difference what you eat?

Tzu Chi Certified Volunteers Return “Home” for a Reunion on the First Day of 2024

Tzu Chi Certified Volunteers Return “Home” for a Reunion on the First Day of 2024

On the first day of 2024, 404 Tzu Chi Faith Corps and Commissioners came "home" for a reunion gathering. Everyone reflected on the past with gratitude and looked forward to a brighter future.

Tzu Chi Shares Experience in Buddhism Practice at the First Singapore Buddhist Symposium

Tzu Chi Shares Experience in Buddhism Practice at the First Singapore Buddhist Symposium

Mr Low Swee Seh, Managing Director of Tzu Chi Merit Organization (Singapore) Ltd. was invited to the First Singapore Buddhist Symposium to share Tzu Chi’s model of “Internal Cultivation and External Practice” in the community, as well as the Tzu Chi experience of developing its four missions in Singapore.

Dispelling the Taboos Surrounding the Ghost Month at the Auspicious Seventh Lunar Month Event

Dispelling the Taboos Surrounding the Ghost Month at the Auspicious Seventh Lunar Month Event

Is the seventh lunar month also known as the "ghost month" in Buddhism? Through a series of activities, attendees discovered more about the "Auspicious Seventh Lunar Month" from the perspective of the right faith, filial piety and environmental protection.

Care Recipient of Different Faith Forges Affinity with Buddhism via Buddha Bathing Ceremony

Care Recipient of Different Faith Forges Affinity with Buddhism via Buddha Bathing Ceremony

64-year-old Peter shared that undergoing dialysis has made him feel terrible, and he deeply understands the pain and helplessness of suffering from an illness. However, the mobile Buddha Bathing ceremony held at his home comforted him and gave him peace of mind.

Tzu Chi Buddha Day Celebration Returns Outdoors after Four Years

Tzu Chi Buddha Day Celebration Returns Outdoors after Four Years

It has been four years since Tzu Chi’s 3-in-1 celebration was last held in an outdoor setting. This year, with an estimated 3,500-strong crowd in attendance, Tzu Chi 57th Anniversary and Buddha Day Celebration returned to the Bukit Gombak Stadium.

Let Go of Your Mental Load to Open the Door towards Happiness

Let Go of Your Mental Load to Open the Door towards Happiness

Happiness is what everyone strives for throughout their lives, but what does happiness entail? David Liu, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Taiwan Buddhist Tzu Chi Charity Foundation, shares the secret.

Empowering Türkiye Earthquake Victims through Fundraising Efforts

Empowering Türkiye Earthquake Victims through Fundraising Efforts

On the 5th and 19th of March 2023, volunteers from Tzu-Chi Foundation (Singapore) spent their Sundays raising funds at multiple locations across the island in a bid to support relief efforts for Turkish residents affected by the recent earthquake. People from all walks of life contributed to the cause to convey their support.