Buddhism in Plain Terms

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THE ESSENCE OF SPIRITUAL CULTIVATION

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s World Buddhist Fellowship Meeting Melbourne, Australia 10 November 2018   THE ESSENCE OF SPIRITUAL CULTIVATION Master Jun Hong Lu: Is spiritual cultivation a working of miracles? No, there is nothing miraculous about it. Spiritual cultivation is the good deeds that we perform and our accumulation of merits little by little. It [...]

A KIND PERSON INTEGRATES THE SPIRIT OF WATER INTO THEIR HEARTS

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Public Talk Melbourne, Australia 11 November 2018   A KIND PERSON INTEGRATES THE SPIRIT OF WATER INTO THEIR HEARTS Master Jun Hong Lu: A kind person is one whose heart is as calm as water. They keep a low-profile and their mind is unflustered. Paradoxically, it is our non-contending nature that [...]

OUR GREATEST SORROW LIES IN LOSING HOPE FOR THE FUTURE

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s  World Buddhist Fellowship Meeting New York, USA 11 October 2018   OUR GREATEST SORROW LIES IN LOSING HOPE FOR THE FUTURE Master Jun Hong Lu: As humans, our greatest sorrows lies in losing hope for the future; our worst habit lies in failing to plan our work. The setbacks of many [...]

AVOID TELLING FALSEHOODS IN ORDER TO LEAD A GOOD LIFE

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Public Talk New York, USA 14 October 2018   AVOID TELLING FALSEHOODS IN ORDER TO LEAD A GOOD LIFE Master Jun Hong Lu: As Buddhist practitioners, we should never lie as this will result in us losing our honour, tarnishing our reputation and being despised by others. On the contrary, one [...]

TREASURE EVERYTHING AROUND US

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Public Talk Los Angeles, USA 7 October 2018   TREASURE EVERYTHING AROUND US Master Jun Hong Lu: We must cherish the people around us, even if they are our foes. The world we live in is governed by the law of subtraction; for each day that we live, there is one [...]

KEEPING TO YOUR ORIGINAL ASPIRATION LEADS YOU TO SUCCESS

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s World Buddhist Fellowship Meeting Los Angeles, USA 5 October 2018   KEEPING TO YOUR ORIGINAL ASPIRATION LEADS YOU TO SUCCESS Master Jun Hong Lu: To avoid failure in life, we have to be cautious and adopt an unyielding attitude. Most people can only sustain brief periods of enthusiasm. When the initial [...]

THE EIGHT CHALLENGES IN LIFE

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s World Buddhist Fellowship Meeting New York, USA 11 October 2018   THE EIGHT CHALLENGES IN LIFE Master Jun Hong Lu: The eight challenges in life are:   The challenge of sustaining luxuries The challenge of satisfying desires for wealth The challenge of prolonging honour The challenge of eternalising status The challenge [...]

VALUE THE WORDS OF OTHERS

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s World Buddhist Fellowship Meeting Los Angeles, USA 5 October 2018   VALUE THE WORDS OF OTHERS Master Jun Hong Lu: We have to value the words of others and at the same time have good control over each and every one of our spoken words. Regardless of whether others are making [...]

DILIGENT CULTIVATION CAN CHANGE OUR DESTINY

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s World Buddhist Fellowship Meeting New York, USA 11 October 2018   DILIGENT CULTIVATION CAN CHANGE OUR DESTINY Master Jun Hong Lu: As Buddhist practitioners, we know that practising Buddhism allow us to have the capability to control our mood, temperament as well as our fate and destiny. We sympathise with those [...]

OUR MINDS ARE JUST LIKE A MIRROR

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s World Buddhist Fellowship Meeting New York, USA 11 October 2018 OUR MINDS ARE JUST LIKE A MIRROR Master Jun Hong Lu: In actuality, we are often able to differentiate between good and bad people with a glance. This is because our minds are just like a mirror. When we reflect the [...]