A new Guan Yin Citta Buddhist Practice Center opens in Chinatown, the city center of San Francisco

A new Guan Yin Citta Buddhist Practice Center opens in Chinatown, the city center of San Francisco

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On October 6, 2019, a new Guan Yin Citta Buddhist Practice Center opened in the city center of San Francisco with a grand blessing ceremony. It is the fourth practice center in the San Francisco metropolitan area and the only one located in the city center. Its opening marked the culmination of eight years of concerted efforts and Dharma propagation in Chinatown. This area has a high population of Buddhist friends who have been practicing Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door since Master Jun Hong Lu’s visit to San Francisco in 2014. Master Lu’s Dharma Talk inspired many of them and changed their lives. The opening ceremony attracts hundreds of Buddhist friends from adjacent areas and eastern coast, including Los Angeles, San Diego, Arizona, Chicago, New York, and Canada.

The blessing ceremony started in the morning and incense offering was provided to the public afterwards. Long lines of people waiting for the incense offering extended out of the center. And the atmosphere is full of joy and happiness. After the incense offering, a free vegetarian lunch event was held at a restaurant in Chinatown to treat all the guests. Delicious meals were served and video clips from Master Jun Hong Lu’s Dharma Talks were played for the attendees. The three story restaurant was fully packed with crowds, which was quite a spectacle. During the event, some Buddhist friends shared their real life experiences of overcoming life difficulties by practicing Guan Yin Citta Door. Some volunteers performed fantastic choral singing and won a big round of applause.  

Volunteers in San Francisco bay area will continue work hard together to spread Guan Yin Citta Door to more people. It now opens seven days a week and free to the public. Welcome to the center to start a new journey of life!

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With a grand blessing ceremony and free vegetarian event, a new Guan Yin Citta Buddhist Practice Center opens in Prato, Italy

With a grand blessing ceremony and free vegetarian event, a new Guan Yin Citta Buddhist Practice Center opens in Prato, Italy

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On September 22, 2019, Buddhist friends in Prato, Italy have a brand-new place to call their spiritual home. The Guan Yin Citta Buddhist Practice Center marked its official opening with a formal Blessing Ceremony and Free Vegetarian Event on the beautiful Sunday. Over 2000 people attended this gathering and expressed their gratitude towards Guan Yin Bodhisattva and Master Jun Hong Lu, the founder of Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door.

The fully renovated Buddhist practice center is an integrated multi-services place providing comprehensive Buddhist chanting, learning and wellness to area residents. The grand opening marked the culmination of a years-long Dharma propagation process. Since Master Jun Hong Lu visited Milan and held a large-scale free Dharma Talk in 2017, Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door has been vastly spreading across Italy. Many people have benefited from the practice and successfully overcome their life difficulties by following Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhist teachings.

The day before the official opening, hundreds of volunteers from Italy and other areas of Europe had started the opening preparation.  A well-planned volunteer meeting was conducted and discussed all the “to do” activities for the event. The meeting also helped chart out a realistic schedule and timeline for accomplishing the goals. To make sure there is plenty of food during the vegetarian event after the blessing ceremony, many volunteers had started cooking and preparing for the big lunch in the next day. Many of them didn’t sleep and worked all night.

On the day of opening, many Buddhist friends had arrived at the venue as early as 6:00am in the morning. They started to retrieve admission tickets at 7:00 and stood a line outside the main hall. At 9:00am, attendees were allowed to enter and to make incense offerings to Buddhas. One hour later at 10: 00am sharp, the blessing ceremony officially started. The crowds all solemnly stood with both of their hands joined to chant Buddhist scriptures, including Great Compassion Mantra, Heart Sutra, the Holy Names of all the Buddhas on the altar. After the ceremony, the gloomy weather changed into sunrise and turned warm. Everyone felt the immense rays of Buddha’s light immerse themselves in the warmness and blessings. They gratefully thank Guan Yin Bodhisattva for his great compassion and great mercy.

After free vegetarian lunch, the “Buddhist Friends Meeting” started at 12:00pm. The featured sessions include the introduction of Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door, related activities organized before, Master Jun Hong Lu’s Dharma Talk for this specific opening event, story sharing by Buddhist friends who overcame life difficulties through practicing Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door. At the end of the meeting, several volunteers performed chanting Great Compassion Mantra and received extended applause from the audience.

The Prato Buddhist practice center now opens to the public from Monday to Sunday year around. Welcome to the practice center to pray and to make incense offerings to Buddhas. To better help people learn the essence of Buddhism, diverse activities will be arranged in the near future, including free vegetarian tasting event, children’s Dharma Class, life liberations, etc. The volunteers in Prato center will continue to make efforts to spread the core values of Buddhism and help more people alleviate suffering.  

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Guan Yin Citta Seattle holds its first grand free vegetarian event and makes a hit

Guan Yin Citta Seattle holds its first grand free vegetarian event and makes a hit

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On Sunday, August 18, 2019, a grand free vegetarian food tasting event took place at the Hall of Seattle Chong Wa Benevolent Association. It is organized by Guan Yin Citta Seattle to promote Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhist teachings and vegetarian lifestyle. More than 350 people attended this gathering and spent a memorable day. They tasted delicious food, enjoyed marvelous performances, and most importantly, experienced the power of Buddhism. This is also the first time that Guan Yin Citta Seattle holds such a big event since its opening in April 2019. The huge success of the event cannot happen without the help of over 100 dedicated volunteers from US and Canada, who worked so hard together, blessing the event with food, goodies, and a lot of unconditional love.

Guan Yin Citta Seattle is Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door’s 16th Buddhist Practice Center established in North America. It is a pure land where Buddhist friends can pray, communicate, and cleanse the mind of defilements. As a registered non-profit organization, Guan Yin Citta Seattle is committed to promoting core values of Buddhism and Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhist teachings which center on eliminating karmic debts and accumulating merits and virtues. Through practicing reciting Buddhist scriptures, making vows, performing life liberations, tens of thousands of people around the world have benefitted from Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door and overcome life difficulties. Guan Yin Citta Seattle will, as always, continue to work with the local communities to spread love and compassion to more sentient beings.

Since this is the first time Guan Yin Citta Seattle holds such a big event, a series of promotion activities had started two months ahead. Meanwhile, out-of-state volunteers from New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Phoenix, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Vancouver, Ottawa, New Mexico worked together with local volunteers purchasing cooking ingredients, making flower baskets, preparing the venue, and picking up Buddhist friends at the airport. Everyone devoted their time, talent, and energy to help create a wonderful event to shed light into attendees’ lives.

On the day of the event, the venue was fully packed, with attendees mostly ranging the ages above 50 years old. The event comprised a free vegetarian buffet, performances, and video clips watching from Master Jun Hong Lu’s Totem Inquiries and Dharma Talks. The attendees were totally absorbed in the astonishing video clips. And many of them were blown away by the extraordinary power of Master Jun Hong Lu and unbelievable truths revealed in the Totem Inquiries. Master Jun Hong Lu has ever said, “Performing totem reading is just an approach to reveal the Law of Cause and Effect, to let you know everything happens for a reason. It is not an entertainment to increase your ignorance.” During the performances, the crowd had a great time, singing out the lyrics with the volunteers, and taking part in reciting Great Compassion Mantra with joining both of their hands together. They also actively participated in the Q&A session, answering questions about the common problems during Buddhist practice. Some of them even luckily drew the prize of insulated bottles and other exquisite gifts. Another highlight of the event is the free vegetarian buffet. The foods were unbelievably tasty and packed with nutrients and overflowing love. They were all meticulously prepared by volunteers from Guan Yin Citta and served for free. These delicious foods definitely impressed the attendees and changed their mind towards vegetarian diet.

After the event, many of the attendees said that they felt so lucky to have joined such an amazing event to learn so much informative knowledge. They also expressed their appeal to visit the Buddhist practice center. And they look forward to the next gathering in the near future.

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Guan Yin Citta Vancouver celebrates its 5th Anniversary and Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s Enlightenment Day with grand vegetarian event

Guan Yin Citta Vancouver celebrates its 5th Anniversary and Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s Enlightenment Day with grand vegetarian event

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On Sunday, July 21, 2019, Guan Yin Citta Vancouver organized a large-scale free vegetarian event at Continental Restaurant in Richmond to celebrate its 5th anniversary and Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s Enlightenment Day. Hundreds of Buddhist friends and local politicians attended this gathering. Honorable Alice Wong, the Member of Parliament for Richmond Center, and Michael Lee, the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Vancouver-Langara, gave special thanks to Guan Yin Citta Vancouver for its years of contribution to promote community harmony in the Province of British Columbia. They both handed over the certificates of congratulations to Ms. Jing Yu Lee, the head of Guan Yin Citta Vancouver, and praised the positive influence of practicing Buddhism on people’s lives.  

Ms. Jing Yu Lee said, “It is a very exciting time for us to celebrate the milestone of Guan Yin Citta Vancouver. First of all, we are of course celebrating our 5th anniversary as an organization. We also have emerged as a leading voice in local communities in support of promoting traditional Chinese culture and core values of Buddhism. And, most visibly to all of you here this morning, we have so many Buddhist friends and practitioners who have changed their lives by following Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhist teachings. ”

As a registered non-profit organization, Guan Yin Citta Vancouver is committed to promoting Buddhism and Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhist teachings. It regularly organizes free vegetarian events in local communities and provides free Dharma class for kids to learn Buddhism and traditional Chinese culture. Master Jun Hong Lu also visited Vancouver for 2 times in the past few years and gave Dharma Talks to local people for free. Through practice and learning Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhist teachings, many Buddhist friends have overcome life challenges and found the true meaning of life.  

The event features live performances, free vegetarian food, and a review of the past and present development of the Guan Yin Citta Buddhist practice center in Greater Vancouver area. Some young kids from Guan Yin Citta performed the recitation of the Great Compassion Mantra. And some volunteers took the audience on an emotional journey with their rendition of several popular songs, including the Verses of Guan Yin Bodhisattva. The dancer from Guan Yin Citta performed traditional Chinese dancing piece and added variety to the already mesmerizing programs with their splendid performances. In the meaning time, delicious vegetarian meals were served and many attendees were impressed with the delicacy, great taste, and packed nutrition of the food.

Another highlight of the event is the lucky draw session. Many lucky attendees were thrilled to harvest free gifts and shared the happiness with their families and friends. At the end, the ceremonial cutting of the celebration cake led up to the event climax. It is such a meaningful and happy activity that it provides both a fabulous photo opportunity and symbolizes the success of the event. The volunteers of Guan Yin Citta Vancouver will redouble their efforts and spread Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door to more sentient beings.

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Guan Yin Citta Houston holds free vegetarian tasting event to celebrate Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s Enlightenment Day

Guan Yin Citta Houston holds free vegetarian tasting event to celebrate Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s Enlightenment Day

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On July 20, 2019, a large-scale free vegetarian food tasting event took place at Guan Yin Citta Buddhist Practice Center in Houston, Texas. It is run by Guan Yin Citta Houston to celebrate Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s Enlightenment Day and to spread Buddhist method of living to more sentient beings. The event attracts over 150 attendees and provides participatory activities incorporated Buddhist knowledge. A range of free energizing vegetarian food is served, binding all the guests together and giving each other nourishment. Many attendees said that they feel so lucky to have joined such a memorable weekend gathering and will definitely join in the next event.

Guan Yin Citta Houston is the only Buddhist practice center of Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door located in the southern US. It opened in 2016, and ever since, it has been committing to spreading Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhist teachings in the metropolitan area and redoubling efforts to promote core values of Buddhism. Due to the booming of energy industry, particularly for oil and natural gas, as well as for biomedical research and aeronautics, the population of ethnic Chinese is constantly growing, making Houston a terrific place to spread traditional Chinese culture and Buddhism. Many ethnic Chinese people are eager to find the spiritual sustenance and the harbor of the soul. Through making vows, reciting Buddhist scriptures, making life liberation, many Buddhist friends in Houston have benefited from the Buddhist practice and alleviate from suffering and vexations.

The event is both entertaining and informative to the attendees, leaving them feel inspired, engaged and excited. It includes chanting Buddhist scriptures by Buddhist kids from Guan Yin Citta, playing interactive games, watching video clips from Master Jun Hong Lu’s Dharma Talks and Totem Inquiry. Volunteers from Guan Yin Citta meticulously prepared over 30 kinds of delicious vegetarian food and served to attendees for free. Many attendees were amazed at the diversity and great taste of the food which aroused their interests of adopting a vegetarian lifestyle. Some of the attendees said that they feel lucky to gain informative knowledge at the event and the volunteers are really sincere and friendly.

At the end of the event, the lucky draw session leads to the climax of the event. Many attendees harvested free gifts and shared their happiness with others. Many people expressed their appeal to start the Buddhist practice and look forward to the next gathering in the near future.

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Guan Yin Citta New York sends summer breeze with love to Elmhurst neighborhood

Guan Yin Citta New York sends summer breeze with love to Elmhurst neighborhood

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On August 10, 2019, a free vegetarian tasting event takes place at P.S. 007 Louis F. Simeone district school in Elmhurst neighborhood, Queens, New York. This is the first time that Guan Yin Citta New York walks into Elmhurst neighborhood to spread Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhist teachings and connect with the people in this area. Hundreds of local residents attended the event and spent a memorable Saturday. Also, this free veggie event is a summer festival in community to celebrate the joy, food, and compassion behind vegetarian lifestyle. It is an opportunity for everyone to feel the loving kindness and strengthen the bonds with local community.

As the home to the largest and most prominent ethnic Chinese population in US, New York metropolitan area has the most solid social foundation of Chinese culture, making it easier for Buddhist philosophy to spread. Over the past five years, Guan Yin Citta New York has been steadily growing and has established three Buddhist practice centers in Flushing, Brooklyn, and Chinatown Manhattan respectively. The non-profit organization collaborates with local communities and makes efforts to spread love and compassion. Also, the non-profit organization regularly holds large scale free community events, such as free vegetarian events, to make people vividly feel the power of Buddhism and the urgency to start the Buddhist practice. Many local people have benefited from Master Jun Hong Lu’s teachings and overcome life difficulties. More importantly, many of them ultimately found their spiritual sustenance and making vows to help more people alleviate from suffering.

The event at Elmhurst neighborhood includes singing performances, informative introduction of Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door, and amazing video clips from Master Jun Hong Lu’s Dharma Talks and Totem Inquiry. Volunteers from Guan Yin Citta thoroughly introduced the differences between superstitious practice and Buddhist practice. Learning Buddhism is to find our true self and understand the nature of mind. It is an education to get rid of bad habits and cultivate pure mind. During the event, free vegetarian meals were served and attendees were impressed by the warmth, sincerity and passion of the volunteers. Many of the attendees said, they feel lucky to have joined such an amazing activity to learn so much informative knowledge. They will definitely come to visit the Buddhist practice centers in New York. And they also look forward to the next gathering in the near future.

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Canada’s third Guan Yin Citta Buddhist Practice Center grandly opened in Montreal

Canada’s third Guan Yin Citta Buddhist Practice Center grandly opened in Montreal

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On July 28, 2019, Canada’s third Guan Yin Citta Buddhist Practice Center grandly opened in the largest city of Quebec province, Montreal. It marks a big milestone for Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door in its fast spread in North America. To celebrate the magnificent event, over 100 Buddhist friends and volunteers from US, Europe, and other places of Canada gathered together at Montreal and spent a memorable day. The Sunday morning celebration includes a blessing ceremony and a free vegetarian event. Quite a number of local residents also attended the gathering and expressed their best wishes to the new Buddhist practice center.

Since the very first Buddhist Practice Center established in Toronto, Canada, the Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door has been spreading and flourishing in the country. Master Jun Hong Lu, the founder of Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door and the world-renowned Buddhist teacher, has visited Canada four times to give inspirational speeches and Dharma Talks to local people. His visits caused a sensation and aroused many people’s interests in learning Buddhism. The opening of the third practice center continues Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door’s Buddhist philosophy: bringing together a sense of compassion, selfless dedication, and the great strength of relieving the suffering, and will commit to promote Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhist teachings.

The blessing ceremony officially started at 10:00am in the morning. With the chanting of Buddhist scriptures in chorus, the six figures of Guan Yin Bodhisattva, Nanjing Bodhisattva, Tai Sui Bodhisattva, Guan Di Bodhisattva, Zhou Tsang Bodhisattva and Guan Ping Bodhisattva were fully blessed and worshipped by Buddhist friends and practitioners. After the ceremony, free vegetarian meals were served and many local attendees consulted about the details of the Buddhist practice. And the volunteers were patiently answered all their questions and recommended learning materials to them. A tranquil atmosphere of peace, harmony and joy prevailed in the center and everyone could feel Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s blessings from above.  

Great thanks to all the volunteers for their selfless dedications and hard work. Wish the Guan Yin Citta Montreal the Pure Land in the world of the Five Turbidities and bring people brightness and hope.

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Guan Yin Citta Philadelphia sends love and kindness to seniors to celebrate Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s Enlightenment Day

Guan Yin Citta Philadelphia sends love and kindness to seniors to celebrate Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s Enlightenment Day

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On July 21, 2019, a large-scale free vegetarian food tasting event took place at Good Friends Senior Center in Chinatown, Philadelphia. It is organized by Guan Yin Citta Philadelphia to celebrate Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s Enlightenment Day and to send love and kindness to seniors. It is also the fourth time that Guan Yin Citta Philly held free vegetarian tasting event at this venue, not only because many seniors look forward to the fascinating performances and good food, but also because Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhist teachings shine the warm light of awareness on their thoughts and feelings. It is a rewarding experience that gives these elderly people satisfaction and brings them benefits. More than 500 people attended this event and experienced a memorable weekend gathering.

As a registered non-profit organization in US, Guan Yin Citta Buddhist Practice Center in Philadelphia has been committing to spreading Master Jun Hong Lu’s teachings to alleviate people’s suffering and vexation. As a world-renowned Buddhist teacher, the founder of Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door, Master Jun Hong Lu dedicates himself to promoting Buddhism and attainment of global harmony. Through making vows, reciting Buddhist scriptures, liberating fishes and turtles, tens of thousands of people around the world have overcome life difficulties and gained inner peace of mind. Some of his publications, Words of Wisdom and Buddhism in Plain Words teach people the Buddhist Dharma as a way of thinking and living, which also help people eradicate the confusion and gain wisdom. 

The event provides a well-rounded menu of activities that help attendees engaged and simulated. It includes free vegetarian food, lucky draw, performances, and fascinating video clips from Master Jun Hong Lu’s Dharma Talks. Before the event officially started at 11:00am, there have been quite a number of people who came in admiration of Guan Yin Citta arrived at the venue. One of the attendees said, “I came here because my friend recommended it to me. She told me that it’s an eye-opening experience to learn Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhist teachings, and your vegetarian food and performances are amazing! ” Some of the seniors lost their mobility were assigned to specific seats, and helped by volunteers from Guan Yin Citta with the delivery of food and drinks. These heart-warming deeds touched many seniors and increased their interests to learn Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhist teachings. During the event, volunteers performed choral singing “Bodhi Heart”, “Great Merciful and Great Compassionate Guan Yin Bodhisattva”, dual singing “Verses to praise Guan Yin Bodhisattva”, “Listen to the sounds from the other shore of Ganges”, solo singing “Na Mo Guan Yin Bodhisattva” and “The light in the heart”. Master Jun Hong Lu’s Dharma Talks and Totem Inquiry videos also blew people’s minds. Many of the attendees were surprised to know the spiritual world is true and Law of Cause and Effect is real.

At the end of the event, one of the elderly people luckily won the 32” LED TV in the lucky draw session.  Some other participants were rewarded insulated bottles, toothpastes, and kitchen tools. Many people look forward to the next gathering in the late September and expressed their appeal to visit Guan Yin Citta Buddhist Practice Center in Philadelphia.

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Guan Yin Citta Toronto goes deep into local community to celebrate Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s Enlightenment Day

Guan Yin Citta Toronto goes deep into local community to celebrate Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s Enlightenment Day

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On July 21, 2019, Guan Yin Citta Culture Center in Toronto organized a memorable event to celebrate Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s Enlightenment Day. The event took place at Crosby Memorial Community Centre in north Toronto and brought local people happiness and inspiration. It is the fifth time that Guan Yin Citta Toronto goes deep into the local community and spreads Buddhist method of living to help people solve their problems. Many attendees not only tasted delicious free vegetarian food, but also watched Buddhist Master Jun Hong Lu’s spiritual uplifting videos.

During the past few years, Guan Yin Citta Toronto has been advocating for Buddhist approach to alleviating suffering and making life better, and there has been a lot of progress in this effort. Many Buddhist friends in Toronto area have benefitted from Buddhist Master Jun Hong Lu’s teachings and adopted the wisdom of Buddhism into their life. Some of them have successfully defeated serious diseases, and some of them realized the true meaning of life and have been constantly giving back to the society. The Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door propagated by Master Jun Hong Lu has been accepted by tens of millions of people around the world. In the age of Dharma Decline, the Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door is the enchanted medicine given by Guan Yin Citta Bodhisattva specifically to save our lives.  

The celebration begins with the children’s chorus singing Mother is the best in your world. Then it goes to the introduction of the Children’s Dharma Class in Guan Yin Citta Toronto. The class opened specifically for kids not only transmits love, kindness, and compassion, but also teaches them the traditional Chinese culture, such as the Five kinds of Moralities, benevolence, righteousness, manners,  wisdom, and trustworthiness. Many kids have benefitted from the teachings and could be able to discipline themselves in school and at home. After the kids singing, volunteers from Guan Yin Citta brought audience another song Verse to praise Guan Yin Bodhisattva. The beautiful melody stuck a chord with the listeners and many of them sang along with the music. An atmosphere of peace and joy gradually developed in the community center, and everyone could feel the unconditional love and blessings from Guan Yin Bodhisattva. After the performances, all the attendees watched video clips from Master Jun Hong Lu’s Dharma Talks and Totem Inquiries. These videos provided them brand new perspectives to look at the world and opportunities to introspect themselves. Life is short. It is a journey to discover your true self, not a destination to lay back.

At the end, everyone enjoyed delicious vegetarian meals prepared by volunteers from Guan Yin Citta. Everything distributed in the event were all free, including the meals, Buddhist books, learning materials, DVDs, and gifts. Many attendees came with no idea of what they were getting into and left with new Buddhist methods of living, which will benefit them in a long run.   

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Grand Free Vegetarian Tasting Event in Paris promotes Master Jun Hong Lu’s upcoming Dharma Talk in Europe

Grand Free Vegetarian Tasting Event in Paris promotes Master Jun Hong Lu’s upcoming Dharma Talk in Europe

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On July 7, 2019, a large scale free vegetarian tasting event took place at Lune de Miel restaurant in Belleville neighborhood of Paris, France. Almost 1000 people attended the event and spent a memorable day to share food, good company and entertainment. This is a free event, run by Guan Yin Citta Buddhist Association of Paris dedicated to promoting core values of Buddhism and traditional Chinese culture. It is also a good opportunity to promote the upcoming Dharma Talks by Master Jun Hong Lu in Paris and Amsterdam in September 2019. As a world-renowned Buddhist teacher, Master Jung Hong Lu’s Buddhist teachings have helped tens of thousands of people connect with Buddhist wisdom and overcome life’s difficult challenges.

Over the past years, Guan Yin Citta Buddhist Association of Paris has been committed to seeking ways to apply the insights from Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhist teachings to situations of social, health, injustice and help people alleviate from suffering. The non-profit organization is closely connected to the local communities and has organized diverse activities, such as free Dharma class for kids, free vegetarian events to spread Buddhism and the essence of traditional Chinese culture. As the founder of Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door, Buddhist Master Jun Hong Lu has been dedicated to promoting world peace and presented with various awards and honors by the international community. During the past few years, Master Jun Hong Lu has been invited multiple times as a keynote speaker for the Commemoration of the United Nations Vesk Day, which was held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France.

The grand free vegetarian event consists of several sessions, including inspiring speech video by Master Jun Hong Lu , educational Totem Inquiry Cases, delicious vegetarian meals, testimonies from Buddhist friends, and amazing performances by Buddhist kids from Guan Yin Citta reciting Great Compassion Mantra. Although many of the attendees joined the event for the first time, they came with no idea of what they were getting into and left committed to a whole foods plant-based diet and new perspective of living a Buddhist life. They not only discovered the advantages of vegetarian food, but also learned the benefits of Buddhist practice, which can navigate one’s life goes smoother. At the end, many attendees consulted volunteers about the practice and require the tickets for the Dharma Talk in September 2019. One of the attendees said, “I really look forward to the conference every two years, knowing that I will be able to reach out to wonderful people and that I will leave feeling inspired by the outstanding speech by Master Jun Hong Lu. It will definitely be the highlight of my year. ”

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