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HOW TO MAINTAIN A BALANCE BETWEEN TIME SPENT ON WORK AND RECITATION

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

HOW TO MAINTAIN A BALANCE BETWEEN TIME SPENT ON WORK AND RECITATION

Caller: Greetings to you Master Lu!  I am new to the Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door and I would like to seek your advice on how to achieve and maintain a balance between time spent between working and recitation?

Master Jun Hong Lu:  Maintaining a balance between work and recitation is similar to maintaining your daily work-life balance. You have to first maintain the equilibrium in your heart.  As long as you want to do your recitation, you should seize whatever time you have to do it.  You don’t necessarily have to recite at a fixed time. Whenever you have spare time on hand, instead of wasting it on unwholesome thoughts, you should just stay focused on performing your recitation.

Caller:  Noted.  Thank you.

Master Jun Hong Lu: Bear in mind, performing recitation has the benefit of eliminating disasters and resolving your troubles. So, you should try to do your recitation as and when you are able to.

Caller: Yes.  I was on vacation recently and I have been performing my recitation diligently.  During this period of time, I felt a sense of serenity.  However, as I will be resuming work in February, I am feeling scared and at a loss as I do not know how to maintain the balance.

Master Jun Hong Lu: Fear not. Insist on performing your recitation regardless of whatever hardship and fatigue you have to endure.  Embrace Bodhisattva in your heart and you can be assured that you will never lose Dharma.

Caller:  I will do that. My gratitude to you, Master Lu.

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