The President of 2OR Australia Oriental Radio, Master Jun Hong Lu, and 50 members of his Dharma Propagation Group arrived in Toronto, Canada on September 21st, 2012, as part of the grand world tour to promote Chinese culture and Buddhism. During this two-week North American tour, Master Jun Hong Lu had also been invited to Harvard University in Boston to propagate Buddhist teachings. Master Jun Hong Lu and his group were received with the warmest welcome. Several hundred followers of the Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door awaited with flowers and banners at the airport. Many people were inspired and moved by the overwhelming atmosphere.

Master Jun Hong Lu is the President of the Australian Chinese Buddhist Research Centre, the President of 2OR Australia Oriental Radio, and the founder of the Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door. Using radio broadcasting as a medium, Master Jun Hong Lu has been promoting traditional Chinese culture and Buddhism for several decades. Mercy and compassion are the essence of Chinese culture, and through Buddhist teachings, Master Jun Hong Lu is helping people to change their lives by teaching them to perform good deeds and refrain from wrongdoings. Using his transcendental power, Master Jun Hong Lu helps and saves people around the globe without asking for any material returns. His grand tour has covered many countries and regions around the world, including major Australian cities; New York, Los Angeles, and Boston in the United States; Toronto in Canada; Hong Kong; Malaysia; Singapore; United Kingdom; France; Germany; and Denmark. It has made a tremendous impact globally, and has encouraged and inspired people to learn and practise Buddhism. By following Master Jun Hong Lu’s methods under the Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door, numerous people have changed their lives, regained good health, restored harmony in relationships, and achieved career success. Many people with terminal illnesses have recovered through practising Buddhism. According to an unofficial survey, the Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door now has over 5 million followers, and Master Jun Hong Lu’s Chinese Blog has reached over 16 million visitors in less than three years.

Master Jun Hong Lu has returned to North America to propagate Buddhist teachings following his last visit in 2010. This time, Master Jun Hong Lu was invited by Harvard University as well as Buddhist followers in North America to promote Buddhism. This visit was significant, as it marked his 35th Grand Dharma Function. Master Jun Hong Lu has recently been honoured with the “World Peace Award (Buddhism)” and the title of “Ambassador for World Peace” of the year from the Unity of Faiths, United Kingdom in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. In addition, Master Jun Hong Lu was honoured with the “British Community Honours Award” at the House of Lords, United Kingdom. As the founder of the Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door, Master Jun Hong Lu has made remarkable contributions to the propagation of Buddhism. Master Jun Hong Lu has been selflessly helping and saving people for many years, and is recognised and respected all over the world. The Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door is now receiving acknowledgment amongst academics – Master Jun Hong Lu has been to Harvard University for his talk about Buddhism.

Over one thousand Buddhist followers attended the “International Buddhist Conference with Master Jun Hong Lu” in Toronto on September 23rd, and in Boston on September 30th. Master Jun Hong Lu instructed on the latest Buddhist teachings and performed “Totem Enquiries” using his transcendental power to provide advice and guidance for people to overcome difficulties in life. On September 29th, over 500 people, including professors and students of Harvard University, the local media, representatives from charity organisations, as well as venerable masters and abbots attended Master Jun Hong Lu’s talk at Harvard University on the topic of “Compassion and Wisdom – Buddhism Changes Life”.

As a lay Buddhist, Master Jun Hong Lu has been helping and saving people for many years without asking for any material returns. Master Jun Hong Lu is the epitome of great wisdom and compassion, and exhibits the practice of Bodhisattva. It has been said that it only takes a few words of a wise man for us to breakthrough our delusions and to attain realisation in life. Thus, Master Jun Hong Lu is highly respected and regarded by people all over the world. This visit was well received and supported by the media, charity organisations, Buddhist monasteries, as well as volunteers and followers of the Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door in North America. This rare and precious event was definitely one of the highlights of the year. May the light of compassion shine on everyone who attended the event to purify our mind, and to open a brand new chapter of our lives with Buddhism.