Guan Yin Citta New York celebrated Lantern Festival with local communities

Guan Yin Citta New York celebrated Lantern Festival with local communities

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On February 2, 2020, Guan Yin Citta New York holds a large-scale free vegetarian tasting event to celebrate traditional Chinese New Year and Lantern Festival. The event takes place at P.S. 1 elementary school in Chinatown, lower Manhattan. More than 200 local residents attended this gathering and spent a memorable Sunday. In addition to free vegetarian food, guests enjoyed a variety of performances and Buddhist Master Jun Hong Lu’s video clips. This event brings not only joy, it makes people happy with a hope to overcome life’s challenges and fulfill a new beginning of life.   

Over the past five years, Guan Yin Citta New York, a non-profit organization, has been steadily growing and committed to spreading core values of Buddhist. It closely collaborates with local communities and makes efforts to promote Master Jun Hong Lu’s Buddhist teachings. Guan Yin Citta New York regularly holds large scale free events to give back to communities and help people restore the balance of their minds. 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 includes amazing performances, introduction of Guan Yin Citta Dharma Door, video clips from Master Jun Hong Lu’s Dharma Talks and Totem Inquiry. All the vegetarian food is prepared by volunteers from Guan Yin Citta and served to the public for free. 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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Master Jun Hong Lu

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Jun Hong Lu is the chairman and Director of Australia Oriental Media Buddhist Charity Association registered under United Nations Global Compact as NGO-Non Government Organisation since July 2015.

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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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