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HOW SHOULD WE DETERMINE WHETHER WE ARE BEING OVERLY ATTACHED TO THINGS

Wenda20190104 55:48 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program)   HOW SHOULD WE DETERMINE WHETHER WE ARE BEING OVERLY ATTACHED TO THINGS Caller: During regular discussions of issues amongst Buddhist friends in the practice group, differing opinions may surface. In the case where either one or both parties insist upon their viewpoint, is that considered [...]

WHAT SHOULD WE DO WHEN WE CAN’T SEEM TO THINK THINGS THROUGH?

Shuohua20181207 07:00   (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program)   WHAT SHOULD WE DO WHEN WE CAN’T SEEM TO THINK THINGS THROUGH? Caller: Master Lu, when we can’t seem to think things through, is reciting the name of Guan Yin Bodhisattva the quickest solution, besides reciting Heart Sutra and studying Buddhism in Plain Terms?

PERFORM RECITATION WITH THE BOUNDLESS QUALITIES OF MIND

Wenda20181118A 37:15  (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program)   PERFORM RECITATION WITH THE BOUNDLESS QUALITIES OF MIND Caller: In volume 1, chapter 19 of Buddhism in Plain Terms, Master Lu states that the efficaciousness of our recitations depend on a clear pitch; boundless qualities of the mind and due regard to the untranslatable. May [...]

PRACTISING VEGETARIANISM HELPS TO ELIMINATE A LOT OF KARMIC OBSTACLES

Master Jun Hong Lu’s Discourse (Question 274) 22 December 2018   PRACTISING VEGETARIANISM HELPS TO ELIMINATE A LOT OF KARMIC OBSTACLES Question: At the point where we vowed to practise vegetarianism, we may have prayed and asked for something, and hence expended the merits accrued.  In such cases, can we have the merits to pray [...]

HOW TO TELL THE AMOUNT OF KARMIC OBSTACLES WE HAVE?

Wenda20181202A 38:24 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) HOW TO TELL THE AMOUNT OF KARMIC OBSTACLES WE HAVE? Caller: If we have been practising Buddhism for several years, how do we know if we have more or fewer karmic obstacles?

HOW SHOULD WE ACT IN ACCORDANCE WITH CONDITIONS

Master Jun Hong Lu’s World Buddhist Fellowship Meeting Sydney, Australia 26 January 2019   HOW SHOULD WE ACT IN ACCORDANCE  WITH CONDITIONS Master Jun Hong Lu: An objective of Buddhism is for us to learn to let nature take its course and bear with all vexations, setbacks and failures we meet with in the course [...]

BRAIN TUMOUR PATIENT’S REGAINED EYESIGHT

Wenda20140314 06:27 [Master Lu’s call-in radio program] BRAIN TUMOUR PATIENT’S REGAINED EYESIGHT Caller: Master Lu, please allow me to share the changes that have taken place after I started practising Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door in 2012. I was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2011 and as a result I lost my eyesight. However, during the First Incense [...]

THE BUDDHIST MENTALITY OF LETTING GO

Master Jun Hong Lu’s  World Buddhist Fellowship Meeting Sydney, Australia 26 January 2019   THE BUDDHIST MENTALITY OF LETTING GO Master Jun Hong Lu: We live in agony because we care too much; we hurt ourselves and others because we are filled with doubt. Take things lightly and we will live life happily; learn to [...]

THE MINDSET, BEHAVIOUR AND WORDS OF BUDDHIST PRACTITIONERS SHOULD BE COHERENT

Zongshu20180728 06:30  (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program)   THE MINDSET, BEHAVIOUR AND WORDS OF BUDDHIST PRACTITIONERS SHOULD BE COHERENT Master Jun Hong Lu: The mindset, behaviour and words of Buddhist practitioners should be aligned.  When someone is  unable to think things through, he is likely to behave strangely, and the words he says [...]

THE IMPORTANCE OF CULTIVATING COMPASSION

Master Jun Hong Lu’s  World Buddhist Fellowship Meeting Sydney, Australia 26 January 2019   THE IMPORTANCE OF CULTIVATING COMPASSION Master Jun Hong Lu: Compassion can increase one’s longevity and nurture one’s positive energy. When we witness the compassion of Guan Yin Bodhisattva, we learn that one should always aim to be free from the notion [...]

WHERE THERE’S A WILL, THERE’S A WAY

Wenda20171119B 29:16  (Master Jun Hong Lu’s Call-In Radio Program)   WHERE THERE’S A WILL, THERE’S A WAY Caller: A Buddhist practitioner would like to attend the public talk, but he is worried he may not be able to make it.  How should he pray to Bodhisattva to enable him to attend the event?

WASTING TIME MEANS WASTING LIFE

Wenda20181021B 31:33 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program)   WASTING TIME MEANS WASTING LIFE Master Jun Hong Lu: We have to cherish everything, including our time, our relationships with others and our affinity with Buddha.  Time is of the essence in the extension of lifespan – when one’s ‘time is up’, one’s life is [...]

INTEGRATE BUDDHIST PRINCIPLES IN OUR BEHAVIOUR

Master Jun Hong Lu’s Public Talk  Auckland, New Zealand 2 December 2017   INTEGRATE BUDDHIST PRINCIPLES IN OUR BEHAVIOUR Master Jun Hong Lu: Learning the Buddha’s teachings is worthless without concrete efforts; Reciting the sacred name of Buddha is ineffectual without upholding its observance; and understanding Buddhism theories is pointless without action. Hence, spiritual cultivation is [...]

AS HUMANS

Master Jun Hong Lu’s Public Talk Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 30 December 2018   AS HUMANS We should, give in to others when situations favour us, give ground to others when we are right, and not to ridicule others when we are capable. This is because, a shrewd person will be disliked; a fussy person will [...]