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Question 51: On the night of 13 June 2020 as I was deep in sleep, my soul was taken to the Pure Land of Guan Yin Citta.

Guan Yin Bodhisattva told me, “Like me, Mahasthamaprapta Bodhisattva (Great Strength Bodhisattva) is one of the Three Sages of the Western Paradise, who has been protecting the Western Pure Land of Amitabha Buddha till this very day. Separately, we have also been safeguarding Guan Yin Citta, relentlessly saving sentient beings of the Saha World through innumerable forms and means. Such immeasurable are Her merits”.

Guan Yin Bodhisattva continued, “First and foremost, let’s talk about the meaning of ‘Great Strength’ that is affixed to the Great Strength Bodhisattva. This great strength refers to Her extraordinary willpower, powerful vows, and immeasurable strength – characteristics that contribute the attainment of impeccably pure Buddhahood.

The treasure vase that sits atop Mahasthamaprapta Bodhisattva’s head is the embodiment of Her great brightness, wisdom and willpower. Her wisdom will allow sentient beings to abandon sufferings and gain happiness, eradicate ignorance and afflictions, avoid falling into a deranged mental state and henceforth, able to receive the blessings of tranquil light”.

Guan Yin Bodhisattva revealed, “The lotus in the hands of Mahasthamaprapta Bodhisattva represents her everlasting bloom and eternal light, attaining infinite nirvana. Like the radiance of the sun, She would shine Her light on all sentient beings.

Mahasthamaprapta Bodhisattva replied, “I am flattered, Guan Yin Bodhisattva. In terms of compassion and mercy, You are way beyond me. Amitabha.”

Amitabha Buddha weighed in and said, “Guan Yin Bodhisattva, Mahasthamaprapta Bodhisattva asked You not to exaggerate Her meritorious deeds. Children of Guan Yin Citta, please practise with diligence. We, the Three Sages of the Western Paradise, are awaiting your return to the Pure Land so that we can enjoy the dharma bliss of basking in Buddha’s teachings.

Source: Master Jun Hong Lu’s Discourse (Question 391), 21 June 2020