WINTER SOLSTICE

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Baihuafofa20141218 1:08 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s radio program) WINTER SOLSTICE All of you are advised to exercise more caution during the festival of Winter Solstice, especially during the period prior to the festival.  Do take extra care to prevent falls, injuries, catching flus or colds.  These pointers have always been in existence in the Chinese […]

MASTER JUN HONG LU’S DISCOURSE ON THE COMMEMORATION OF GUAN YIN BODHISATTVA’S BIRTHDAY

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Wenda20160325 55:00 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) MASTER JUN HONG LU’S DISCOURSE ON THE COMMEMORATION OF GUAN YIN BODHISATTVA’S BIRTHDAY Caller:  Master Jun Hong Lu, this coming Sunday will be the commemoration of Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s birthday.  Please give us a few words about this day. Master Jun Hong Lu:  This Sunday is Guan […]

CONNECTION TO THE HEAVENLY ENERGY IS BETTER ON THE 1ST AND 15TH DAYS OF LUNAR MONTHS, AND OTHER SIGNIFICANT BUDDHISM FESTIVALS

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Wenda20160313B 34:54 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) CONNECTION TO THE HEAVENLY ENERGY IS BETTER ON THE 1ST AND 15TH DAYS OF LUNAR MONTHS, AND OTHER SIGNIFICANT BUDDHISM FESTIVALS Caller:  A fellow practitioner has discovered that he is in good form when reciting scriptures on the 1st and 15th days of Lunar Calendar months […]

Q&A 166. Performing recitations on Chong Yang Festival (Double Ninth Festival)

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Q: Dear Master Lu, could you please tell us which particular sutras or mantras we should recite for the Chong Yang Festival (the Double Ninth Festival)? A: Chong Yang is a special festival. According to the latest teachings by Master Lu, you can perform recitations as follows: You can recite the Eighty-Eight Buddhas Great Repentance no more than […]

Q&A 161. Reciting the Eighty-Eight Buddhas Great Repentance on special days and Buddhist commemorative days

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Q: Master Lu has previously explained that during Chinese New Year and other important festivals and special days, we can eliminate many karmic obstacles by completing more recitations of the Eighty-Eight Buddhas Great Repentance.  What is the maximum number of recitations that we can do? Do we need to complement this with the recitation of Little Houses?  […]

Q&A 79. Zhong Yuan Festival (Ullambana Festival)

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Q: Master Lu, the Ullambana Festival is approaching, what should we be aware of? A: The Ullambana Festival is also known as the “Hungry Ghost Festival” and it is celebrated on the 15th day of the 7th lunar month. During the 7th lunar month, or similar occasions such as Ching Ming (Tomb Sweeping Day) and Winter Solstice, people tend […]

Q&A 31. Paying respect to Buddhas and Bodhisattvas on the first day of Chinese New Year

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Q: Master Lu, I have a question.  On the first day of the Chinese New Year, can I go to several temples to make incense offerings and make vows?  These temples all have the statues or images of the Greatly Merciful and Greatly Compassionate Guan Yin Bodhisattva. The vows I made at each temple are the […]

Q&A 30. Setting off firecrackers during Chinese New Year

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Q: Master Lu, the Chinese New Year is approaching.  What is the significance of setting off firecrackers during Chinese New Year (the Spring Festival)? A: It is generally good to set off firecrackers in celebration of Chinese New Year. Firecrackers can drive away evil spirits and enhance positive Yang energy. They can therefore prevent unwholesome entities […]

Lantern Festival

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Q141: Master Lu, how should we celebrate the Lantern Festival as Buddhists? What should we be aware of? A141: Regardless of which one of the 24 Solar Terms it is, many Buddhas, Bodhisattvas and officers from the spiritual worlds would visit us on special occasions, including the Lantern Festival. The Lantern Festival is celebrated on the […]

Chong Yang Festival

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Q: Dear Master Lu, could you please tell us which particular sutras or mantras we should recite for the Chong Yang Festival (the Double Ninth Festival)? A: Chong Yang is a special festival. According to the latest teachings by Master Lu, you can perform recitations as follows: You can recite the Eighty-Eight Buddhas Great Repentance no more […]