Words of Wisdom | Buddha Dharma Is The Philosophy

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A wise man is willing to forgive others. The Buddha Dharma is the philosophy of the human realm. People who are muddleheaded can only be wise sometimes whereas people who think they are clever are muddleheaded at all times. 有智慧的人肯原谅别人, 人间的哲理就是佛法, 糊涂人聪明一时,聪明人糊涂一世。   – Master Jun Hong Lu, Words of Wisdom Volume 8

Words of Wisdom | Contributing Factors To Betterment

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Regard hardships as contributing factors to our betterment. We will not cultivate the mind well without the tests of tribulations. The more adversities we encounter, the more merits and virtues we attain in fulfilling our Buddhist practice. 把吃苦当补药,增上缘。 没有经过痛苦的磨难,就不懂得修心; 逆境越多,成就佛法的功德就越大。   – Master Jun Hong Lu, Words of Wisdom Volume 8

Words of Wisdom | Those Who Perpetually Do Good Are Virtuous

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Those who perpetually do good are virtuous; those who do not care much about wealth will have people rally around them; those who are disciplined will convince people; those who are tolerant will win over the hearts of many; those who take initiatives will become leaders. 长善成德, 轻财者聚人,律己者服人, 量宽者得人,身先者率人。   – Master Jun Hong Lu, […]

Words of Wisdom | Avoid Attachment To Appearances

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The distinction between ‘doing’ and ‘non-doing’ lies in intention and purpose. The former is attached to appearances while the latter breaks through the attachments to four kinds of appearances. Doing something without expecting any reward shows the ability to avoid attachment to appearances. 有为和无为就是重视与目的。 有为就是会着相; 无为就是破四相, 不求回报的行为能离相。   – Master Jun Hong Lu, Words of […]

Words of Wisdom | To Be Discreet In Speech

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Slow-flowing water runs deep ; one who is cautious in words is noble. We need two years to learn to speak but ten years to learn to be discreet in what we say. To learn to be discreet in speech is the beginning of spiritual practice. 水深则流缓,语迟则人贵。 花两年时间学说话, 花十年功夫才能学会谨言。 学会谨言就是修心的开始   – Master Jun Hong […]

Words of Wisdom | The Concept Of Discipline

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Observing the precepts is like stopping when the traffic light turns red and proceeding when the light turns green. Abiding by the precepts means that one must see no evil, speak no evil and hear no evil. Observing the precepts is the concept of discipline. 守戒就是看见红灯要停, 看见绿灯要行; 持戒就是不该看的不看, 不该说的不说, 不该听的不听。 持戒是规范的理念。   – Master Jun […]