Master Jun Hong Lu Melbourne Public Talk 2019
On Dec 6, 2019, Buddhist Master Jun Hong Lu arrived at Melbourne to deliver a series of programs which included the main event – the 2019 Melbourne Public Talk on Buddhism. These programs were held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in Southbank, which was just South of the Melbourne Central Business District. The Melbourne Public Talk 2019 was the final leg of the list of Public Talks worldwide that Master Jun Hong Lu had planned for 2019.
Master Jun Hong Lu is a world-renowned Chinese spiritual leader in Buddhism and is also the recipient of the “World Peace Award (Buddhism) and the “Ambassador for World Peace” by the UK-based Unity of Faiths Foundation. He is also the Chairman of the Australia Oriental Media Buddhist Charity Association, President of 2OR Australia Oriental Radio and the Australian Chinese Buddhist Research Centre (ACBRC). Currently, there are more than 10 million people from all over the world that are following Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhist Practice – Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door.
Before the start of the main event on the 8th December 2019, Master Jun Hong Lu had taken the opportunity to meet up with his followers and devotees on the 6th as well as the 7th December 2019 in a grand “World Buddhist Friends Meetings”. During these meetings, Master Jun Hong Lu had shared some nuggets of wisdom related to Buddhism and helped answer questions that the various practitioners of the Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door Practice Centres around the world had related to their practices. These meetings also served as a happy reunion of dharma friends from around the world who shared their experiences and helped each other in advancing their cultivations in Buddhism.
The main event, which was the 2019 Public Talk on Buddhism, was held on the 8th Dec 2019. It had once again attracted many people from Melbourne as well as around the world to come to listen to Master Jun Hong Lu’s sharing on Buddhism as well as to gain the opportunity to have their totem enquiry read.
It was estimated that more than 3,500 attendees had come to attend the 2019 Public Talk in Melbourne by Master Jun Hong Lu. This was an increase in the number of attendees compared to the past years.
Organizing such a large-scale Public Talk was definitely not an easy feat. With the assistance of volunteers both from Melbourne and overseas who had contributed their best efforts in many forms had ensured that the whole event went on as smoothly as possible.
The event started off by the Introduction Video of Master Jun Hong Lu and his works around the world followed by the sharing of testimonials by followers of the Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door practitioners who had experienced miracles and life-changing events after following the teachings of Master Lu.
Master Lu had walked onto the stage at about 2:30 pm and was greeted with thunderous applause from the attendees. Time had passed by quickly especially when all the attendees were fully immersed in the knowledge sharing and the attention-grabbing deciphering of totem enquiries of the selected attendees by Master Lu. During the event, all the attendees were bathed in the light of the Buddha and were overjoyed to gain insightful knowledge from Master Lu on the Practice of Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door.
The whole event lasted 4 hours and ended in the immense applause and gratitude from the audience when Master Jun Hong Lu waved to the crowd and slowly walked off the stage. Everyone in the hall gave a standing ovation, joined their hands and bowed their heads at the end in gratitude to both Master Jun Hong Lu and the Dharma.
The Dharma imparted by Master Jun Hong Lu will always be there, deep within the consciousness of every attendee. Hopefully, with an improved understanding of the Buddhism way of life, many people will begin to improve their lives and the lives of people around them. By all measures, this event was indeed a great success in helping others understand Buddhism better as well as to use the knowledge to transform their lives.