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Paper Money: Overcoming the Superstition

Paper Money: Overcoming the SuperstitionMany Chinese people believe it is important to burn paper money for their ancestors. Especially in the seventh month of the lunar calendar, also known as the Ghost Month, people ritually burn a large amount of incense and paper money. This practice generates a lot of carbon dioxide, which exacerbates global warming. Despite the harm to the environment, people practice this custom because they think that doing so will bring them safety and blessings. Actually, burning paper money is a superstition which originates in a folk tale.Read more...
 

Wisdom vs. Superstition

Wisdom vs. Superstition [ Master's Teachings ]
In the seventh month of the lunar calendar, many people make... Read more...

The Month of Auspiciousness

The Month of Auspiciousness [ Master's Teachings ]
Editor’s note: In observing the Chinese tradition of the sev... Read more...

Tzu Chi Begins Relief Work in Southeast Taiwan After Typhoon

Tzu Chi Begins Relief Work in Southeast Taiwan After TyphoonMore than 100 volunteers of the Tzu Chi Foundation have begun relief work in are... Read more...

Tzu Chi Team Surveys Typhoon Damage

Tzu Chi Team Surveys Typhoon DamageEarly this morning, 7/9, a disaster relief team of the Tzu Chi Foundation set ou... Read more...
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