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Found all of these today...
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wu-Ze-He ... 04?sk=info
Mr. Wu Ze Heng is the founder of Hua Zang Dharma.
HE is the 88th Heart Intuitive Dharma descendant of Buddha. His Buddhist honorific title is His Holiness the Vairocana Xing Wu.
Mr. Wu Ze Heng, with an alias Xin Yu and the Buddhist honorific title is His Holiness the Vairocana Xing Wu.
His Holiness the Vairocana Xing Wu is the Patriarch of Buddhism,
the 88th successor of Buddha,
the 61st Successor of Zen Dharma,
the 51st Successor of the Cao Dong Dharma,
and the 32nd Successor of the Offspring Sangha Dharma.
Holding the Symbol of Buddha Dharma - the”Kashaya and alms bowl ”(the hundreds patched robe and the alms bowl) that is the direct line of descending from Supreme Shakyamuni Buddha.
For more, refer to here
Does anyone know who is he and what is his group all about?
I hope they have obtained permission for using Fo Guang Shan's Incense Praise music chant in the second video...
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Sounds like a political entity. Anyone can claim being a descendant of Gautama's line, and many do, so that means nothing. Patriarch of Buddhism sounds like a rather self-aggrandizing claim
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LOL So he got
I would doubt of any self proclaimed buddha. Isn't it true that just only one Buddha could be in one Buddha Land at a time?
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The first video is very Chinese.
Chinese Buddhist organizations generally make such grand documentaries about their masters, trying to paint them as epoch making figures whose very childhood was a testament to their unique place in the world.
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What's with the white pancake makeup? It reminds me of Dorje Chang Buddha III.