DO NOT HARP ON PAST MISTAKES WHICH YOU HAVE REPENTED UPON TO PREVENT IGNITING YOUR KARMIC OBSTACLES

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Wenda20151009 01:28:26 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) DO NOT HARP ON PAST MISTAKES WHICH YOU HAVE REPENTED UPON TO PREVENT IGNITING YOUR KARMIC OBSTACLES Caller: I have an inquiry regarding my Medicare card. Earlier, someone obtained medication using my Medicare card. Although this happened before I joined the Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door, […]

WHAT IS CONSIDERED ‘TRUE CULTIVATION’

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wenda20150306 14:24 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program)   WHAT IS CONSIDERED ‘TRUE CULTIVATION’   Male Listener:  Master Lu, on the radio programs you often mentioned that there are many people practicing Dharma nowadays, but many are not truly cultivating. What is considered  true cultivation?  Is persistently performing recitation daily considered true cultivation?   […]

WHAT SHOULD A PERSON WHO IS HALF-HEARTED IN MAKING VOWS, AND PERFORMING RECITATIONS DO WHEN FACING KARMIC OBSTACLES?

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s  World Buddhist Fellowship Meeting (Q&A Session) Jakarta, Indonesia 22 April 2017 Q7: WHAT SHOULD A PERSON WHO IS HALF-HEARTED IN MAKING VOWS, AND PERFORMING RECITATIONS DO WHEN FACING KARMIC OBSTACLES? Q: For a person who has yet to have complete faith in Buddhism, or who hasn’t begun performing recitations, what should […]

WHEN PERFORMING LIFE LIBERATIONS FOR SEVERAL PEOPLE, ONE CAN ONLY OFFER A SINGLE PRAYER RITUAL FOR THEM ALL

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Wenda20171210B 08:46 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s Call-In Radio Program) WHEN PERFORMING LIFE LIBERATIONS FOR SEVERAL PEOPLE, ONE CAN ONLY OFFER A SINGLE PRAYER RITUAL FOR THEM ALL Caller:  Master Lu, when we perform life liberation for three people, should we recite three separate sets of the Great Compassion Mantra and Heart Sutra, or can we recite […]

REFRAIN FROM CHECKING OR TALKING ON THE CELL PHONE WHILE PERFORMING RECITATION OF BUDDHIST SCRIPTURES

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Wenda20180603B 18:48 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program)   REFRAIN FROM CHECKING OR TALKING ON THE CELL PHONE WHILE PERFORMING RECITATION OF BUDDHIST SCRIPTURES   Caller: A Buddhist friend, while in a state of being half awake at around 7am, suddenly saw a line of words in his mind which stated: ‘If one checks […]

THOSE WITH HEALTH ISSUES MAY PRAY TO NANJING BODHISATTVA AND RECITE 108 TIMES OF THE MANTRA TO UNTIE KARMIC KNOTS DAILY 

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Wenda20181109 34:36  (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) THOSE WITH HEALTH ISSUES MAY PRAY TO NANJING BODHISATTVA AND RECITE 108 TIMES OF THE MANTRA TO UNTIE KARMIC KNOTS DAILY  Caller: Master Lu, it is said that those with health issues can kneel in front of Nanjing Bodhisattva and recite 108 times of the Mantra […]

TO ALLEVIATE PAIN IN THE CERVICAL VERTEBRAE OF THE NECK, APPLY A WARM COMPRESS AND RECITE 79 TIMES OF THE MANTRA TO UNTIE KARMIC KNOTS FOR THREE MONTHS

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Wenda20181104B 03:24 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) TO ALLEVIATE PAIN IN THE CERVICAL VERTEBRAE OF THE NECK, APPLY A WARM COMPRESS AND RECITE 79 TIMES OF THE MANTRA TO UNTIE KARMIC KNOTS FOR THREE MONTHS Caller: Master mentioned before that, for pain in the cervical vertebrae of the neck, we can apply a […]

RECITATION OF THE HEART SUTRA 108 TIMES FOR A CHILD WHO HAS A PROBLEM CONCENTRATING

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Wenda20170326B 41:27  (Master Jun Hong Lu’s Call-In Radio Program) RECITATION OF THE HEART SUTRA 108 TIMES FOR A CHILD WHO HAS A PROBLEM CONCENTRATING Caller: Master Lu, my daughter has begun the recitation of scriptures and Little Houses.  She also participated in a group performance during the Singapore Public Talk reciting the Great Compassion Mantra.  However, […]

FEELING LIKE FIRES RAGING WITHIN THE BODY; REGULAR WALKING CAN HELP DISPERSE NEGATIVE ENERGY

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Wenda20170409B 01:07:38 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) FEELING LIKE FIRES RAGING WITHIN THE BODY; REGULAR WALKING CAN HELP DISPERSE NEGATIVE ENERGY Caller: Master Lu, during the seasons of Spring and Autumn, I always feel that there are fires raging within my body. Why is this so and how do I resolve this problem? […]

RECITE THE GREAT COMPASSION MANTRA 7 TIMES BEFORE SLEEPING CAN HELP TO STRENGTHEN ENERGY AND PREVENT FOREIGN SPIRITS FROM OCCUPYING YOUR BODY

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Zongshu20161112 17:24 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) RECITE THE GREAT COMPASSION MANTRA 7 TIMES BEFORE SLEEPING CAN HELP TO STRENGTHEN ENERGY AND PREVENT FOREIGN SPIRITS FROM OCCUPYING YOUR BODY Caller: Master Lu, I used to have thyroid and lobular hyperplasia when I was younger and would like to seek advice from you. Master Jun Hong […]

WHY DIGESTIVE DISORDER CALLS FOR THE RECITATION OF AMITABHA PURE LAND REBIRTH MANTRA (WANG SHENG ZHOU)?

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Wenda20170101A 15:01 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) WHY DIGESTIVE DISORDER CALLS FOR THE RECITATION OF AMITABHA PURE LAND REBIRTH MANTRA (WANG SHENG ZHOU)? Caller: Master Lu, you advised one Buddhist practitioner who was suffering from stomach disorder to focus on the recitation of Amitabha Pure Land Rebirth Mantra (Wang Sheng Zhou) to eliminate […]

IN CASES OF FEVER OR FLU – OFFER LITTLE HOUSES FOLLOWED BY SELF-CULTIVATION GREAT COMPASSION MANTRA 

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Shuohua20160729 11:15   (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) IN CASES OF FEVER OR FLU – OFFER LITTLE HOUSES FOLLOWED BY SELF-CULTIVATION GREAT COMPASSION MANTRA  Caller: How are you Master Lu? When one is down with fever or flu, is it advisable that he offers Self-cultivation Great Compassion Mantra or Little House? Which one will be […]

ON THE 1ST DAY OF LUNAR NEW YEAR: REGARDING RECITATION OF GONG DE BAO SHAN SHEN ZHOU AND HOW TO MAKE THE RELEVANT PRAYER REQUEST

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Wenda20130208 48:35   (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) ON THE 1ST DAY OF LUNAR NEW YEAR:  REGARDING RECITATION OF GONG DE BAO SHAN SHEN ZHOU AND HOW TO MAKE THE RELEVANT PRAYER REQUEST Caller: Master, should we recite Gong De Bao Shan Shen Zhou on the 1st day of Lunar New Year? Master Jun Hong Lu: Yes. […]

LATEST DISCOURSE BY GUAN YIN BODHISATTVA: ON THE ENLIGHTENMENT DAY OF GUAN YIN BODHISATTVA, YOU MAY RECITE UP TO 3 BATCHES (COMPRISE OF 25 IN EACH BATCH) OF EIGHTY-EIGHT BUDDHAS GREAT REPENTANCE (TOTAL OF 75) – EACH BATCH IS TO GO WITH 7 LITTLE HOUSES

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Wenda20180727 49:09 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) LATEST DISCOURSE BY GUAN YIN BODHISATTVA: ON THE ENLIGHTENMENT DAY OF GUAN YIN BODHISATTVA, YOU MAY RECITE UP TO 3 BATCHES (COMPRISE OF 25 IN EACH BATCH) OF EIGHTY-EIGHT BUDDHAS GREAT REPENTANCE (TOTAL OF 75) – EACH BATCH IS TO GO WITH 7 LITTLE HOUSES Deepest […]

BE PRUDENT IN RECITING EIGHTY-EIGHT BUDDHAS GREAT REPENTANCE ON BEHALF OF A DECEASED PERSON

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Discourse (Question 283) 31 January 2019 BE PRUDENT IN RECITING EIGHTY-EIGHT BUDDHAS GREAT REPENTANCE ON BEHALF OF A DECEASED PERSON Question:  While chatting with others yesterday, I talked about offering Little Houses to my late father who had passed away more than ten years ago.  Then, in the night, I dreamt of someone […]

FOR THE SELF-CULTIVATION RECORD FORM WITH 272 TIMES OF THE AMITABHA PURE LAND REBIRTH MANTRA, OFFER A MAXIMUM OF 3 PIECES PER DAY

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Wenda20190104 22:49 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) FOR THE SELF-CULTIVATION RECORD FORM WITH 272 TIMES OF THE AMITABHA PURE LAND REBIRTH MANTRA, OFFER A MAXIMUM OF 3 PIECES PER DAY  Caller: Master Lu, many Buddhist friends have recited Self-Cultivation Record Forms for the fast approaching Lunar New Year. One such form would be […]

RECITATION OF ADDITIONAL AMITABHA PURE LAND REBIRTH MANTRA DURING THIS PERIOD: FROM WINTER SOLSTICE TO THE THIRD DAY OF LUNAR NEW YEAR

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Discourse (Question 265) 17 November 2018 RECITATION OF ADDITIONAL AMITABHA PURE LAND REBIRTH MANTRA DURING THIS PERIOD: FROM WINTER SOLSTICE TO THE THIRD DAY OF LUNAR NEW YEAR Question: The following discourse has been applicable for past two years, can we still do the same this year? From Winter Solstice till the third […]

WHAT TO DO IF THERE IS A THUNDERSTORM IN THE MIDST OF THE RECITATION OF EIGHTY-EIGHT BUDDHAS GREAT REPENTANCE?

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Discourse (Question 254) 11 September 2018 WHAT TO DO IF THERE IS A THUNDERSTORM IN THE MIDST OF THE RECITATION OF EIGHTY-EIGHT BUDDHAS GREAT REPENTANCE? Question:  If a thunderstorm occurs while we are in the midst of reciting the Eighty-Eight Buddhas Great Repentance, should we stop right away or may we complete the current […]

SINCERITY IS KEY REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE RECITATION OF EIGHTY-EIGHT BUDDHAS GREAT REPENTANCE IS PERFORMED WITH PROSTRATION OR NODDING OF HEAD

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Wenda20140817B 18:45 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) SINCERITY IS KEY REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE RECITATION OF EIGHTY-EIGHT BUDDHAS GREAT REPENTANCE IS PERFORMED WITH PROSTRATION OR NODDING OF HEAD Caller: There is one more question. I am currently adhering to the protocol of reciting the Eighty-Eight Buddhas Great Repentance as stated in the booklet, […]

AVOID EATING DURIANS BEFORE PERFORMING RECITATION AND WORSHIPPING BUDDHA; TRY TO AVOID FOUL-SMELLING FOOD AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE

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Shuohua20180727 22:11 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program)   AVOID EATING DURIANS BEFORE PERFORMING RECITATION AND WORSHIPPING BUDDHA; TRY TO AVOID FOUL-SMELLING FOOD AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE Caller: Master Lu mentioned that Buddhist practitioners should not eat durians; if we did, what should we do? Master Jun Hong Lu: I didn’t say you can’t […]

CAN WE PROCEED TO DO HOUSE CHORES RIGHT AFTER WE OFFER INCENSE AND PERFORM OBEISANCE, OR DO WE NEED TO EXTINGUISH THE OIL LAMP FIRST

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Shuohua20180713 01:43 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) CAN WE PROCEED TO DO HOUSE CHORES RIGHT AFTER WE OFFER INCENSE AND PERFORM OBEISANCE, OR DO WE NEED TO EXTINGUISH THE OIL LAMP FIRST Caller: After offering incense, a Buddhist friend will go about performing recitation while doing house chores (cooking, taking out the laundry, […]

WITHIN 49 DAYS AFTER DEATH, WILL THE DECEASED BENEFIT FROM THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS PARTICIPATING IN DHARMA CONVENTIONS?

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Wenda20180511 07:22 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) WITHIN 49 DAYS AFTER DEATH, WILL THE DECEASED BENEFIT FROM THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS PARTICIPATING IN DHARMA CONVENTIONS? Caller: Master Lu, will our participation in Dharma Conventions help the deceased (within 49 days after death) to ascend to a higher spiritual realm? Master Jun Hong Lu:  That’s […]

WHY DO PEOPLE REACT DIFFERENTLY WHEN RECITING EIGHTY-EIGHT BUDDHAS GREAT REPENTANCE?

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Wenda20180624A 13:15 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) WHY DO PEOPLE REACT DIFFERENTLY WHEN RECITING EIGHTY-EIGHT BUDDHAS GREAT REPENTANCE? Caller: Master Lu, why are there some who often cry, experience a strong reaction and tremendous reaction when they recite the Eighty-Eight Buddhas Great Repentance, while there are others who are slow to react. Are […]

OFFER MAXIMUM THREE PIECES OF SELF-CULTIVATION RECORD FORM OF AMITABHA PURE LAND REBIRTH MANTRA AT ONE GO

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Discourse (Question 205) 1 February 2018 OFFER MAXIMUM THREE PIECES OF SELF-CULTIVATION RECORD FORM OF AMITABHA PURE LAND REBIRTH MANTRA AT ONE GO Question:   What is the maximum number of Self-Cultivation Record Form of Amitabha Pure Land Rebirth Mantra (272 times per sheet) that we can burn at one go on […]