The sculpture A Rock of Horizontal Charm is a masterpiece of Yun Sculpture, embodying the spirit of an art surpassing the beauty of nature, created by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III for humankind. Derived from an art form created by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III that possesses beauty beyond nature’s, it has attained a realm –never before seen in human history – of artistry transcending nature, originating an art form in this world that is irreplicable by any craftsman or high technology.
What are the Five Vidyas?
Buddha said in the Buddhist sutras that Buddhas and Bodhisattvas are to be found with their achievements in the FIve Vidyas.
Below are a small part of the achievements in the five vidyas by
H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III
A Rock Of Horizontal Charm
H. H. Dorje Chang Buddha III’s “Ink Lotus,” sold at Gianguan’s spring auctions on March 22nd, 2015, was the highest selling of all of the paintings sold at the spring auctions— including Gianguan, Sotheby’s and Christie’s— surpassing multiple times that of works by renowned artists East and West, past and present, and trumping the selling price of all works by famed historical and contemporary masters sold at the spring auction, such as those of Shi Tao, Wu Changshuo, Yun Nantian, Qi Baishi, Zhang Daqian, Xu Beihong, Fu Baoshi, Pan Tianshou, Li Keran, Huang Binhong, Wu Guanzhong, and even the Five Dynasties’ Juran, the Southern Song Dynasty’s Su Hanchen, and the Ming/Qing Dynasty Wen Zhengming, and Zheng Banqiao. Buyers from various countries launched a bidding war over H. H. Dorje Chang Buddha III’s painting, which opened at US$10,500,000. After several intense rounds of paddle-raising among the final few bidders, an approximately sixty-year-old Caucasian from the United States finally beat out his competitors and fellow bidders (hailing from Paris and Southeast Asia), and won the painting at the hammer price of US$16,500,000 (before tax).
Dragon Carp Frolic In A Lotus Pond
The Dragon Carp Frolic in a Lotus Pond painted by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III is appraised as a world treasure of outstanding quality, a peerless and sublime work of art. It is extremely wonderful, for what looks like detailed fine brushwork in it is actually derived from freehand brushwork. Even the small touches can be freehand brushwork depictions of lively charm. All of the six major parts composing this painting – the carp, the lotus leaves, the lotus root, the floating grass, the quality of the water, and the flowers are the fruits of hard work. The painting accomplishes a spellbound and miraculous state that is inimitable. In fact, both the artistic conception of and the prices for paintings by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III have reached the topmost level in the world.
Because H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III is a true ancient Buddha, His Holinesss accomplishments are limitless and countless. If categorized into worldly branches of learning, H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III is a scientist, writer, philosopher, healer, artist, and great master of many other fields. His Holiness is also a vocalist whose songs are unique masterpieces. Whether singing in a robust, resonant, stirring, and thunderous manner, or in a quietly elegant, floating, light, sweet, and captivating manner, His Holinesss vocal performances are marvelous and heavenly. His Holinesss songs and lyrics contain true Buddha-dharma. They teach goodness, impart wisdom, and benefit people. Moreover, H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III composes the melody, writes the lyrics, and sings these songs all by Himself. There are many audiotapes and CDs of these songs. Even expert vocalists have sought the guidance of H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III on singing. An example of this is a disciple of H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III by the name of Jacky Cheung, who is known as a tremendous singer.
There have been numerous talented artists throughout the history of Chinese painting. They have produced countless magnificent paintings that have contributed to the excellent Chinese culture. But most of the great artists throughout the ages have tended to specialize in one particular skill, style, or subject matter. Those who excelled at landscape painting were rarely proficient in flower and bird painting. Those who were proficient in flower and bird painting were rarely adept at figure painting; and so on and so forth. H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III, however, is proficient in all subject matters—whether landscape, flowers and birds, animals, fish, insects, or figures. With respect to artistic techniques, he has excelled at meticulous painting, freehand brushwork, splash-ink style, and many others. In all of these areas, His Holiness has demonstrated real traditional skills and originality.
The Vajra Needle
In applying this vajra needle that eliminates illness, the Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva is the Yidam, and the Horse Head Vajra Deity (a transformation body of Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva) manifests awesome power. That is why the Chinese people call it “Galloping Horse Wonderful Needle.” It is a healing technique specially used to cure people’s illnesses. Currently, H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III is the only one who possesses this dharma.
powerful effects of this needle are miraculous. Various effects are produced according to the particular mudra and mantra H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III applies. This needle is able to open all of the body’s joints and acupuncture points. People who receive this treatment experience power moving through their body. No matter how strong a patient’s power of resistance may be, as soon as H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III increases the power of the mudra, the patient will immediately feel as if his internal organs were on fire and will fall to the ground screaming in pain. It is clear that people do not have the power to offer resistance to the effects of this needle.
This needle can easily cure yin deficiency and yang excess relating to the liver, gall, kidneys, spleen, and lungs; qi (vital energy)-blood disharmony; harm done to the internal organs; and other strange illnesses resulting from the six meridians or imbalance among the four great elements.
The Achievements in Inner Realization Vidya by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III
H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III is the true incarnation of the primordial Buddha. Buddha’s Inner Realization Vidya is unbounded and infinite, which is Buddha’s natural realization capacity. Such an immense realization capacity can only be understood by the Buddhas of ten directions. We ordinary people cannot really know much about it, except that we can see that it is as deep, profound, immense, and infinite as the universe when looking at the holy miracles that are practically demonstrated by the Buddha. Sakyamuni Buddha has once revealed the treasured imperial palace on the tip of a hair, or so we are told when reading the Buddhist sutras. What a scene that must have been! We can only yearn for it, but we cannot see it in person. However, H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III, with His great compassion for all living beings, manifests innumerable holy miracles of wonderful state in the present time. All of us Buddhist practitioners who have karmic affinity and a pious heart can have the fortune to witness them and therefore know the greatness and truthfulness of Buddha Dharma!
The Achievements in Hetu Vidya by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III
H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III is the true incarnation of the primordial Buddha. The Hetu Vidya of the Buddha is so great that it encompasses all the logic, reasoning, and principles of the whole universe and the dharmadhatu. H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III, with His immeasurable mind of great kindness and compassion, descended into the Saha World. To save and benefit all living beings, He manifests the Buddha’s characteristic of a long and broad tongue and spins the Dharma Wheel at all times in response to those in the circumstance at hand, where He imparts mundane Dharma as well as holy Dharma in the clearest logic and most easily understood way while delving into profundity.
H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III has authored innumerable writings to impart the 12 parts of Tripitaka and the four divisions of Tantra in succinct and pithy text. It is all for the purpose of saving and benefiting all living beings. From the audio voice and the written text of Buddha Dharma that are imparted by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III, we can clearly know that His achievement in Hetu Vidya is unknowably high and infinite!
There are over two thousand audio recordings of Dharma impartation by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III. And among the published books authored by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III are The Supreme And Unsurpassable Mahamudra of Liberation that contains over 100 thousand words, Imparting The Absolute Truth Via The Heart Sutra that has over 400 thousand words, What Is Cultivation, Learning From Buddha, The Pith of Buddha Dharma* (佛法精髓), Treatise On The Prajna Paramita Heart Sutra* (般若波羅密多心經講義), Sustra of True Patriarch Dharma* (正達摩祖師論), and so on. The reasoning and argumentation are clear and precise, and the theory and the applications are perfectly integrated. They point out the path to accomplishing Bodhi for all Buddhist disciples in the world.
*Note by translator: the English names of these books need further confirmation