Master Ren Da, agronomist. He became a Buddhist under Master Neng Xing at Beijing Fayuan Temple in 1992. Later, he took vows to become a monk under the highly respected Master Ben Huan. After that, he devoted himself to the study of the three great part- Nanshan Vinaya, following the true meaning of Buddha. He alone vowed to rebuild Boshan Zhengjue Temple of Shan Dong Province. Our honored Master Ren Da draw his blood to transcribe more than 40 books of Mahayana sutras. Notably, in 2005 when he was 64 years old, Master Ren Da took a 7 month journey of worship in the Holy Land of Buddhism at Mount Wutai, using the three-steps plus one bow titual from Boshan Zhengjue Temple. With his blood and life, he prays for the blessing and protection of Buddha and Bodhisattvas to help us complete the immense construction of the Zhengjue Temple .The verses and lyrics in the album are Master Ren Da's own feelings at different periods of his enlightment .He wishes eternal peace and prosperity for all human beings in the world. THE TRUE SELF: BUDDHISM AND MUSIC Beneath the linden tree, the Buddha becoming enlightened, Compassionately and mercifully saving uncountable and immeasurable living beings Music, as the universal language of our world Being able to purify our mind, beautifying our life, Buddha is supreme enlightenment Helping you to break delusion and misunderstanding to be enlightened Becoming your true self, escaping from suffering and attaining happiness. Beneath the linden tree, the enlightened one becoming contented. Good Luck!