On September 29th 2012, Master Jun Hong Lu was invited to Harvard University to give a public talk. Master Jun Hong Lu was in the United States to propagate Mahayana Buddhism and Chinese Chan culture. He was warmly welcomed by Buddhist followers worldwide. This was another highly anticipated event, after the Master Jun Hong Lu was honoured with the ‘World Peace Award (Buddhism)’ in July 2012.
Master Jun Hong Lu’s talk was held at the John Knowles Paine Concert Hall in Harvard University. Followers came from all over the world, including Boston, New York, Washington, Seattle, San Francisco, and California in the United States, as well as Canada, France, Denmark, and Belgium. With great love and respect, many elites, students, and young professionals, as well as the abbot of the Thousand Buddha Temple also attended the event. The atmosphere of this grand event was warm and harmonious.
On October 1st 2012, Master Jun Hong Lu was honoured with the ‘British Community Honours Award’ at the House of Lords, United Kingdom. The award was presented by members of the British Royal Family. This is one of the highest recognitions in the Commonwealth ethnic communities.