H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III, who is the true reincarnation of the primordial Buddha, is imparting Buddha Dharma in this Saha World, which we live in now. He has saved and is continuing to save innumerable living beings. Extremely many disciples of His, who learned and practiced the True Dharma of Tathagata transmitted by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III, have attained significant accomplishments and are liberated from death and rebirth. Here, a few of well-known high monks, holy virtuous ones, and laypeople with real names are introduced. All of them are disciples of H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III, and they have all attained different levels of accomplishment!
Tangtong Gyalpo Bodhisattva
H.E. Tangtong Gyalpo is a greatly accomplished person within Tibetan esoteric Buddhism who attained the rainbow body. He is a great Bodhisattva known and respected by one and all in Tibet. He is also an extremely holy person who has made huge contributions to the Tibetan people. It was this great Bodhisattva who was the father of medicine, ferryboats, bridges, and operas in Tibet.
Venerable Dharma Teacher Guozhang
Venerable Dharma Teacher Guo Zhang is a famous and eminent monk in China. In his youth, the dharma teacher left the household life and became a monk on Mt. Emei, which is one the four famous mountains in China connected with Buddhism. In his middle age, he went to Kangding and formally acknowledged H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III as his root vajra Master.
Venerable Dharma Teacher Yizhao
Venerable Dharma Master Yizhao (1927-2013) was born in Guangdong, China. He went to the Zhulin Zen Monastery of Hong Kong in 1940, and became a monastic in 1941 after receiving a tonsure. He received the transmission of Viyana from Master Xuyun at the Nanhua Temple in 1944. He then received the transmission of the Linji (Rinzai) Dharma lineage from Master Xuyun and became the 44th Dharma holder of the lineage.
Venerable Dharma Teacher Puguan
Venerable Dharma Teacher Puguan was a disciple of H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III who His Holiness personally taught. He was a famous and eminent monk in China and was the 13th Patriarch of Mt. Emei. In the 1980’s, the dharma teacher began renovating an ancient Buddhist temple in order to spread the true dharma of the Buddha. Dharma Teacher Puguan and Dharma Teacher Guozhang were invited to the Kaihua Temple on Mt. Wuzhong in Dayi County, which was the first stop in the spread of Buddhism southward. Under extremely difficult circumstances, they met many supporters, renovated the temple, and trained many monks.
Venerable Dharma Teacher Tonghui
Venerable Dharma Teacher Tonghui (1922-2013) is the Abbot of the Longju Temple made famous by Jiangxi Mazu. He is a close disciple of H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III’s from whom he learned and practiced dharma. He was also called Elder Monk Tonghui. He had transcended the ordinary and entered the state of holiness a long time ago. His status is that of a holy monk.
Venerable Dharma Teacher Qingding
Venerable Dharma Teacher Qingding (1903-1999) was the successor to the Dharma lineage of H.E. Dharma Master Nenghai of the Geluk sect. He had over one million disciples and was a famous monk in China. He was a greatly virtuous Han-Chinese Dharma teacher of the Geluk sect. He attained accomplishment through practicing the Yamantaka Vajra Dharma.
Venerable Dharma Teacher Yongding
Dharma Teacher Yongding was a disciple of H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III who His Holiness personally taught. His meritorious actions were outstanding, and his realization was extraordinary. He conducted himself as the ancient virtuous monks did. Dharma Teacher Yongding was a man of true cultivation and true realization. His good deeds and holy feats were countless, and his dharma powers were amazing. He was a widely praised individual who could communicate with the heavenly realm and the hell realm. In his youth before he became a monk, his native town experienced a great drought not seen in one hundred years.
Laymen Zhao Yusheng
Then when I chanted the name of Namo Amitabha Buddha, suddenly I was very excited because a loud bell sound came in my ears. Amitabha Buddha suddenly appeared in the air and emitted golden light as He slowly descended into the altar. I quickly prostrated myself to Amitabha Buddha. Amitabha Buddha touched my head and pointed to the west to let me see the gate to the World of Ultimate Bliss. Light rays shone from inside the gate, and golden light enveloped the outside of the gate. Its brightness was a million times more than the sun.
Layman Wang Ling-Ze and Laywoman Wang Cheng E-Feng
Laywoman Wang Cheng E-Fen, who is the mother of virtuous professor Wang Yu-Hua, became accomplished by practicing the Avalokiteshvara Dharma. After her cremation at the Baoguang Temple in Xindu County, Sichuan, China, she left behind more than 60 shariras (relics) of various colors as well as sharira flowers of the highest quality. Such relics can truly be called rare Buddhist treasures in the history of Buddhism. They manifest the holy state described as follows: “The Western Paradise has row of gems and nets of gems. This is very mysterious. All of the lotus flowers there blossom perfectly.”