WHERE DOES HAPPINESS COME FROM?

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhism In Plain Terms Volume 11 Chapter 45 (An Excerpt) WHERE DOES HAPPINESS COME FROM? Master Jun Hong Lu: The Bodhisattva says: “When you help others, you will be very happy.” Well, when you do just that, you continue to feel the happiness. Then, when others are grateful and hold respect […]

WHERE THERE’S A WILL, THERE’S A WAY

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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? Master Jun Hong […]

DESIRE IS THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhism In Plain Terms (Radio Program) Volume 2 Chapter 12 (An Excerpt) DESIRE IS THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL Master Jun Hong Lu: While living in this world, we must bear in mind that, “Do unto others as you would have others do unto you”. Why do we get others to […]

FORMLESS GIVING

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhism In Plain Terms (Audio) Episode 29 (An Excerpt) FORMLESS GIVING Master Jun Hong Lu: “Formless Giving” means after the act of giving, you neither revisit the deed nor keep it in your mind. After you have given someone something or treated them well, just leave it behind you. Our practice […]

OVERCOMING SHORTCOMINGS THROUGH SPONTANEOUS AWARENESS AND SELF-REFLECTION

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhism In Plain Terms Volume 10 Chapter 23 (An Excerpt) OVERCOMING SHORTCOMINGS THROUGH SPONTANEOUS AWARENESS AND SELF-REFLECTION Master Jun Hong Lu: Many girls have facial pimples, and the moment they catch sight of any tiny little red inflammation on their faces, they immediately know what needs to be applied on those […]

UNDERSTANDING “AFFLICTION GIVES RISE TO BODHI”

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Shuohua20130215 25:40 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) UNDERSTANDING “AFFLICTION GIVES RISE TO BODHI” Caller: How are you, Master? I would like to ask a question pertaining to the phrase, “Affliction gives rise to Bodhi (enlightenment)”. Does this mean that when we are eventually free of affliction, we will lose our wisdom as well? […]

IGNORANT BAD HABITS LIKE ENVY, JEALOUSY AND HATRED ARE CONSIDERED KARMIC OBSTACLES

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Wenda20130802 22:02 (Master Jun Hong Lu’s call-in radio program) IGNORANT BAD HABITS LIKE ENVY, JEALOUSY AND HATRED ARE CONSIDERED KARMIC OBSTACLES Caller: Are the ignorant bad habits of humans for example, envy, jealousy and hatred considered karmic obstacles? Master Jun Hong Lu: The ignorant bad habits of human such as jealousy, hatred, etc are considered […]

THE ROOT OF EVIL

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Public Talk Macau SAR, China 26 February 2017 THE ROOT OF EVIL Master Jun Hong Lu: A man went to seek advice from an eminent Master, who looked at him with compassion and said, “A heart with no evil will not experience any pain. If there is pain, it means that […]

APPLY THE BUDDHA’S WISDOM TO SEE THE EMPTINESS OF THE FIVE AGGREGATES

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhism In Plain Terms Audio – Episode 26 1 January 2020 (An Excerpt) APPLY THE BUDDHA’S WISDOM TO SEE THE EMPTINESS OF THE FIVE AGGREGATES Master Jun Hong Lu: “To illuminate and see the emptiness of The Five Aggregates” (i.e. form, feeling, perception, volition and consciousness) means we need to practise […]

PLUM TREES BLOSSOM IN EXTREME COLD, SYMBOLISING INDOMITABLE SPIRIT

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Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhism In Plain Terms Volume 7 Chapter 31 (An Excerpt) PLUM TREES BLOSSOM IN EXTREME COLD, SYMBOLISING INDOMITABLE SPIRIT Master Jun Hong Lu: We should gain understanding of ourselves through our consciousness, not through our eyes. As humans, we commit a lot of wrongdoings through our thoughts. Hence, we must seek […]