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(Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program)

 

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS ON MATTERS WHICH WE DO NOT HAVE A THOROUGH UNDERSTANDING ARE CONSIDERED AS CREATING SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING AND HAS HEAVY KARMIC RAMIFICATIONS

Caller:

As a Buddhist practitioner, how do we avoid drawing conclusions or stereotyping someone or some matters which we do not have a thorough understanding?  Is discussion involving other’s privacy and their pasts considered as an act of creating something out of nothing and creating bad karma of speech?

Master Jun Hong Lu:

Exactly!  Karmic ramifications are equally heavy for creating something out of nowhere, creating bad karma of speech and when defaming others.

Caller:

When we are uncertain of other’s family matters and their pasts, but simply pass judgement that such people are good or bad, will this become…

Master Jun Hong Lu:

This is a form of attachment.