(Lecture by Master Sheng-yen on October 13, 1991.) The world we live in has a genuine need for Buddhadharma. There are many fine things in the modem world, but there is much that is less than desirable. The world is becoming smaller and more crowded and people are getting busier and busier. As a child, I read a Chinese novel called Journey to the West. It is the story of a monkey with mystical, supernormal powers who accompanies his master to India to seek special teachings from the Buddha. more