Buddhism in Plain Terms

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Correct Your Mistakes

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Words of Wisdom by Master Lu, Sydney, Australia, 17 January 2016 Correct Your Mistakes Enlightenment arises when you discover your mistakes; Success comes when you can correct your mistakes; Thorough enlightenment arises when you discover all of your mistakes; Perfection arises when you can correct all your mistakes committed by body and mind.

THE FEWER NEGATIVE PERSONALITY TRAITS YOU HAVE, THE BETTER YOUR DESTINY WILL BE

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Words of Wisdom by Master Lu, Sydney, Australia, 17 January 2016   THE FEWER NEGATIVE PERSONALITY TRAITS YOU HAVE, THE BETTER YOUR DESTINY WILL BE The fewer negative personality traits a person has, the better his destiny will be. The more negative personality traits a person has, the worse his destiny will be. Those who wish [...]

THE IMPORTANCE OF A POSITIVE MINDSET

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Words of Wisdom by Master Lu, Sydney, Australia, 17 January 2016 THE IMPORTANCE OF A POSITIVE MINDSET Handling conflicts in life is like mastering the art of cooking. The heat at which you cook should not be extreme. To have a positive mindset in life is like being able to control the heat while cooking. [...]

SPEND YOUR TIME WISELY

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Words of Wisdom by Master Junhong Lu, 13 December 2015 SPEND YOUR TIME WISELY A wise person will always use his spare time to work on his own future.  For example, we should spend every bit of spare time we’ve got reciting sutras to protect ourselves from getting sick in the future, just as we [...]

DO NOT BE HAUGHTY OR ARROGANT

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Words of Wisdom by Master Junhong Lu, 13 December 2015 DO NOT BE HAUGHTY OR ARROGANT One day, a bus of students had an accident. Many were injured and moved to the road-side.  Passers-by came to lend a helping hand in the rescue effort.  One particular woman quickly attended to a badly injured student. A man squeezed [...]

THERE ARE TWO PATHS FOR SENTIENT BEINGS IN THIS WORLD

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Public Talk in Canada 6 September 2016   THERE ARE TWO PATHS FOR SENTIENT BEINGS IN THIS WORLD 1.  Illnesses stem from our mind, as our health is directly affected by the worries, miseries, and fears we have to face on a daily basis. 2.  To cultivate the Dharma and recite [...]

MOVE SIDEWAYS

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s  Public Talk in Paris, France 1 October 2017   MOVE SIDEWAYS An elderly Buddhist monk once asked a novice, “If taking a step forward or backward both spell death, what would you do?”  Without hesitation, the novice replied, ‘I shall move sideways.’ The idea to be gained from this story is [...]

‘IMPURE’ KINDNESS CAUSES OUR BLESSINGS TO GREATLY DISSIPATE

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s  Public Talk in Jakarta, Indonesia 20 February 2016   ‘IMPURE’ KINDNESS CAUSES OUR BLESSINGS TO GREATLY DISSIPATE If our kindness is “impure”, our blessings will greatly dissipate.  For example, when you are jealous of others and feel uneasy when seeing others leading a good life, these attitudes deplete your blessings.  Let’s [...]

A PERSON’S CAPABILITY CAN ABSOLUTELY BE STIMULATED

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s  Public Talk in Paris, France 1 October 2017   A PERSON’S CAPABILITY CAN ABSOLUTELY BE STIMULATED When asked to perform a recitation of scriptures, many will say,   ‘I don’t know how to do that’ .  When asked to perform certain tasks, they say,  ‘I don’t know how to do it. I [...]

DISCOURSE ON CORRECTING WEAKNESSES

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Shuohua20140829 21:33  (Master Jun Hong Lu’s Call-In Radio Program)   DISCOURSE ON CORRECTING WEAKNESSES Master Jun Hong Lu: Listeners, please remember it is painful to correct one’s weaknesses.  But there cannot be any gains made without this pain.  Many of your shortcomings  are a result of wrong doings in the past.   It is extremely difficult to [...]