PRACTISE TOLERANCE

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Public Talk Sydney, Australia 27 January 2019 PRACTISE TOLERANCE Master Jun Hong Lu: We feed the jealousy and anger in us every single day; we grasp our hatred towards others and ourselves without letting go. Such feelings are like a wolf that causes harm to our hearts. Instead, we should learn […]

PERSISTENCE SUPPORTS OUR ENDEAVOUR; SELF-DISCIPLINE IS IN ITSELF AN ATTRIBUTE OF PERSISTENCE

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Zongshu20190221 06:16 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) PERSISTENCE SUPPORTS OUR ENDEAVOUR; SELF-DISCIPLINE IS IN ITSELF AN ATTRIBUTE OF PERSISTENCE Master Jun Hong Lu: I hope that everyone can understand one principle i.e. perseverance is the key to success in any endeavour. Be it spiritual cultivation, career or study, perseverance is essential. At times, […]

HOW TO BE FREE FROM OUR INNER SUFFERING

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Public Talk Sydney, Australia 27 January 2019 HOW TO BE FREE FROM OUR INNER SUFFERING Master Jun Hong Lu: If you have the desire to change others, why not start by changing yourself. After all, someone who cannot be tolerant towards sentient beings is someone who is unforgiving towards themselves – […]

LISTEN TWICE AS MUCH AS WE SPEAK

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Public Talk Sydney, Australia 27 January 2019 LISTEN TWICE AS MUCH AS WE SPEAK Master Jun Hong Lu: One’s ability in arguing is not necessarily what is most valuable. After all, we have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. A true […]

THE BATTLE OF THE TWO WOLVES

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Public Talk Sydney, Australia 27 January 2019 THE BATTLE OF THE TWO WOLVES Master Jun Hong Lu: An old Indian man once told his grandson: “Within us lies two wolves that fight with each other ferociously. One of them represents the anger, jealousy, arrogance, fear and shame in us while the […]

ABSENCE OF RESENTMENT IN A TRUE BUDDHIST PRACTITIONER

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Wenda20120506B 11:28 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) ABSENCE OF RESENTMENT IN A TRUE BUDDHIST PRACTITIONER Caller: I am one of Master Lu’s followers. However, I still harbour feelings of resentment and vengeance within every time I encounter a difficult situation. Why is this so? Master Jun Hong Lu: Everything happens as a result […]

HOW TO INSTANTLY REVERSE ONE’S STATE OF MIND TO AVOID BEING AFFECTED BY NEGATIVE EMOTIONS?

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Wenda20160624 46:12 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) HOW TO INSTANTLY REVERSE ONE’S STATE OF MIND TO AVOID BEING AFFECTED BY NEGATIVE EMOTIONS? Caller: Master Lu, when we are confronted with unhappy events or obstacles in life, how do we reverse our state of mind instantly and let go of the past? Can you […]

DISCOURSE ON THE IMPORTANCE OF CORRECTING ONE’S BAD HABITS / MISTAKES

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Shuohua20140829 21:33 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) DISCOURSE ON THE IMPORTANCE OF CORRECTING ONE’S BAD HABITS / MISTAKES Master Jun Hong Lu: Dear listeners and friends, please remember, it’s difficult to kick one’s bad habits, but if there’s no pain, there will be no gain. Many bad habits were developed when we were […]

WITH EACH EVIL ACT, MORE MISFORTUNE AND EVIL WILL ACCRUE

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Wenda20160529 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) WITH EACH EVIL ACT, MORE MISFORTUNE AND EVIL WILL ACCRUE When one performs meritorious deeds, multiple folds of bliss and good fortune will accrue. Similarly, when one performs evil deeds, more misfortune and evil will accrue. This is why there is saying that goes, “An unfortunate man […]

Determination Goes A Long Way

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Inspirational Short Stories from Master Jun Hong Lu 1. Determination goes a long way There was once a little monk who was preparing for a journey to advance his studies in Buddhism. Knowing that the little monk’s faith was still not strong enough, his Master asked, “When will you set off?” The little monk answered, […]

DO NOT BE DEPRESSED BY LIFE’S TROUBLES

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s World Buddhist Fellowship Meeting Melbourne, Australia 10 November 2018   DO NOT BE DEPRESSED BY LIFE’S TROUBLES   Master Jun Hong Lu: Oftentimes we feel that the sun had refused to shine when we are faced with the little setbacks and worries in our life – “…why is life so unfair?”, […]

THE FOUR STRINGS OF SUFFERING IN LIFE

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Public Talk Melbourne, Australia 11 November 2018   THE FOUR STRINGS OF SUFFERING IN LIFE   Master Jun Hong Lu: Please remember, there are four sufferings in life that are like strings that entangle and baffle us in life: not being able to see through our confusion and disagreements with others, […]

THINK TWICE BEFORE LOSING YOUR TEMPER

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s  World Buddhist Fellowship Meeting Los Angeles, USA 5 October 2018   THINK TWICE BEFORE LOSING YOUR TEMPER   Master Jun Hong Lu: When you are angry and have yet to think things through, do not act recklessly.  When you have yet to understand the truth of the matter, do not lose […]

THE EMERGENCE OF ALL KINDS OF WORRIES IN THIS WORLD ARE OPPORTUNITIES GIVEN TO US TO DISCOVER OUR SHORTCOMINGS

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s  Public Talk  Jakarta, Indonesia 11 March 2018   THE EMERGENCE OF ALL KINDS OF WORRIES IN THIS WORLD ARE OPPORTUNITIES GIVEN TO US TO DISCOVER OUR SHORTCOMINGS  Master Jun Hong Lu: The fame, status and wealth owned by a person are just temporary and will never bring us eternal happiness; conversely, […]

SPIRITUAL CULTIVATION IS THE WAY TO HELP US ELIMINATE ALL OUR EVIL THOUGHTS, BAD HABITS AND POOR CONDUCT

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s  Public Talk Melbourne, Australia 12 November 2017   SPIRITUAL CULTIVATION IS THE WAY TO HELP US ELIMINATE ALL OUR EVIL THOUGHTS, BAD HABITS AND POOR CONDUCT Master Jun Hong Lu: Nowadays, people are preoccupied with self-interests and are less considerate towards others.  When people cannot get along with their spouses or […]