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DO NOT LET THE IGNORANCE OF OTHERS AFFECT US

12/05/2020 | Words of Wisdom

Master Jun Hong Lu’s

Public Talk

Singapore

22 April 2016

DO NOT LET THE IGNORANCE OF OTHERS AFFECT US

Master Jun Hong Lu: As Buddhist practitioners, we should not allow the ignorance of others to cause suffering or vexation in us.    

Once, when the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Mr Harold Wilson, was in high feather delivering a speech, a heckler shouted from below the stage, “Rubbish!”. Upon hearing this, Mr Wilson calmly replied, “Sir, please be patient.  I will come to your special interest in environmental protection in a minute”. (Laughter)

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