The Carefree Life (Dharma Words by Venerable Master Hsing Yun)
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The Carefree Life (Dharma Words by Venerable Master Hsing Yun)

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Item Code: NAJ177
Author: Venerable Master Hsing Yun
Publisher: Buddha Light Art and Living Pvt Ltd
Language: Chinese Text With English Translation
Edition: 2012
ISBN: 9789382017103
Pages: 144
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 8.5 inch X 5.5 inch
Weight 160 gm

About the Book

Why is it some people go through life full of happiness, while others seem to face more difficulties? The attitude of each person determiners whether happiness or problems arise. Our approach to life is the Key that opens the door to the carefree life.

About the Author

Venerable Master Hsing Yun

Venerable Master Hsing Yun was born in Jaingdu , Jiangsu Province, China, in 1927. Tonsured under Venerable Master Zhikai at age twelve, he became a novice monk at Qixia Vinaya School and Jiaoshan Buddhist College . He was fully ordained in 1941, and is the48th Patriarch of the Linji (Rinzia ) chan School.

He went to Taiwan in 1949 where he undertook the revitalization of Chinese Mahayana Buddhism on the island with a range of activities novel for its time. In 1967, he founded the Fo Gaung shan (Buddha’s Light Mountain) Buddhist Order, and has since established more than a hundred temples in Taiwan and on every continent worldwide. His Lai Temple, the United States Headquarters of Fo Gaung Shan , was built outside Los Angeles in 1988.

At presents, there are nearly two thousands monks and nuns in the Fo Gaung Shan Buddhist Order. The Organization also oversees sixteen Buddhist colleges; five Publishing houses , including Buddha’s Light Publishing and His Lai University Pres; four universities, one of which is His Lai University in Los Angeles; two nursing homes for the elderly; a secondary school; a satellite television station; and an orphanage.

A prolific writer and an inspiring speaker , Master Hsing Yun has written many books on Buddhist sutras and a wide spectrum of topics over the past five decades . Most of his speeches and lectures have been compiled into essays defining Humanistic Buddhism and outlining its practice. Some of his writings and lectures have been translated into various languages, such as English , Spanish , German, Russian , Japanese, Korean, etc.

The Venerable Master is also the founder of the Buddha’s Light International Association, a Worldwide organization of lay Buddhists dedicated to the propagation of Buddhism , with over 130 chapters and a membership of more than a million.


The carefree Life 1
How to apply Wisdom to daily Life 5
A Happy to Happiness 8
The Path to happiness 12
The Benefits of Leisure Travel 15
An Enlightened Life 21
A Happy Family 24
looking at the Mind 37
Purifying the mind 31
Beautifying Our Minds 34
How to Make Progress 39
How to Rely on Oneself 42
How to Save the Imperiled and support the weak 45
How to change your own Destiny 48
How to be a good Person 55
How to get Along with People (I) 58
How to Get Along with People (II) 61
How to be a Righteous Person 65
How to Recognize Beneficial or Destructive Friends 68
How Not to Infringe upon other 71
Four Kinds of Endurance 77
The Art of Saying "No" 80
How to live in Harmony with Each Other 84
ways of Handling Gossip 87
Paving a steady path of Behaviour 90
How to Beautify Huan Life 95
What Kind of people should We be? 98
What can I contribute to the world? 102
In whom should We Believe? 105
The Significance of Believing in Buddhism 108
How to Pray 113
How to strengthen Our Affinity with others (I) 116
How to strengthen Our Affinity with Others (II) 120
Attaining Health and Longevity 124
How to add to Our Blessings 128


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