Friendliness & Goodwill Gather Strength
​A COVID-19 Dharma Message

by Venerable Master Wu Yin

Venerable Master Wuyin is abbess of Luminary Temple and founder of Luminary International Buddhist Society in Taiwan. Ordained for over 50 years, she has devoted her life to practicing and sharing the Buddha’s teachings, offering service to people in all walks of life. She has also led efforts to improve the education and status of bhikshunis—fully ordained nuns—around the world.

Master Wuyin is the author Choosing Simplicity, translated by Bhikshuni Jendy and edited by Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron, based on Master Wuyin’s teachings on the nuns’ ethical code at the 1996 Life as A Western Buddhist Nun conference in Bodhgaya, India. In 2018, she visited Sravasti Abbey where she shared her wisdom with 50 monastics as the lead teacher and role model for the Living Vinaya in the West course. Read her bio here.

Ven. Master Wuyin has clear and heart-felt advice on how to meet the Covid-10 pandemic. Her video teaching has English sub-titles.

In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, Avalokiteshvara is known as Chenrezig. His mantra is om mani padme hum. Listen to the Abbey community’s brief chant to learn the mantra and follow Master Wuyin’s practice advice.