Cheng Yen Quotes

Who is Cheng Yen?

Cheng Yen is a Taiwanese Buddhist nun, teacher, and philanthropist born as Chin-Yun Wong. Yen is the founder of the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, ordinarily referred to as Tzu Chi, and she is sometimes referred to as the "Mother Theresa of Asia". There are worse nicknames to be called.

Born May 14, 1937

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Best Quotes by Cheng Yen

“A mind that worries about the past is distracted, and a mind that worries about the future is delusional.”

Cheng Yen

“When there is more gratitude, there is less distrust.”

Cheng Yen

“With love in our hearts, there is nothing we cannot overcome.”

Cheng Yen

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