(A talk given by Master Sheng-yen on April 26, 1992 translated by Lin Yu and edited by Linda Peer and Harry Miller.) "Environmental protection" has become a household term, but what should it mean in the context of Ch'an? To protect the environment is to safeguard the natural, ecological balance of our world. When this balance is impaired, natural disasters and human suffering result. We are part of, and dependent on, the ecological balance.more