Buddhism in Plain Terms

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Buddhism in Plain Terms

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身體髒了,要洗澡。 內臟髒了,要大量喝水,裡面“洗澡”。 《黃帝內經》曾說,水是最好的藥, 大量喝水,可清洗內臟。 精神上“洗澡”用什麼方法? 許願、念經、放生。 We need to cleanse the body when it is dirty. Similarly, we need to drink plenty of water to cleanse the internal organs when they are dirty. According to the foundational work of Chinese medicine, Yellow Emperor’s Inner Classic , water is the best medicine. Consuming plenty of water [...]

Eight Approaches to Making Offerings to the Buddha

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Eight Approaches to Making Offerings to the Buddha Cultivating according to the Buddha’s teachings is making offerings to the Buddha Benefiting living beings is making offerings to the Buddha Being tolerant and compassionate towards all living beings is making offerings to the Buddha Standing in for all beings to undergo their suffering is making offerings [...]

WINTER SOLSTICE

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Baihuafofa20141218 1:08 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s radio program) WINTER SOLSTICE All of you are advised to exercise more caution during the festival of Winter Solstice, especially during the period prior to the festival. Do take extra care to prevent falls, injuries, catching flus or colds. These pointers have always been in existence in the Chinese [...]

ANGER MANAGEMENT

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s  Public Talk in Madrid, Spain May 14, 2016 ANGER MANAGEMENT There are many parents who frequently lose their temper.  Their faces are very unsightly and they experience health problems.   One day, there was a girl who told her mother, “Mommy, you look very pretty today”.   The mother said, “Why?”  “Because mommy [...]

An Excerpt from Master Jun Hong Lu’s Public Talk in Brisbane, 20 March 2016

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People nowadays live in fear. We are fearful of traffic accidents when we walk outside, plane crashes when we board a plane, and unemployment when we go to work. All the worry and fear has caused hurt in ourselves and others. People don’t trust anyone and end up feeling even lonelier. True Buddhists need to [...]

The Basics of Metaphysics (Part II)

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We encounter natural and man-made disasters every day. According to Buddhism, everyone has three vices: greed, hatred and delusion. You may recognize them, but do you know what damages these vices can cause to a person, a country or even the world? You may not, but these days there are constant natural disasters and man-made [...]

Difference between good deed and virtue

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Master Lu, 2009 Feb 9  Many of us are familiar with the saying, “what goes around comes around”. This is equally true from the perspective of Buddhism. Good deeds and good beliefs refer to benevolent actions and compassionate thoughts. Each of these is recorded, and when the time is right – positive karmic rewards will [...]