Hong Yi was a master painter, musician, dramatist, calligrapher, seal cutter, poet, and Buddhist monk. His calligraphy version of the "Xin Jing" is greatly beloved by all.
"Farewell" or "Songbie" was composed by Master Hong Yi. This song reflects the vicissitudes of Master Hong Yi's life. More importantly it talks about parting, something Master Hong Yi has experienced numerous times through out his days.
Master Hong Yi grew up in a wealthy and prosperous family. He had everything he could possibly need. Why would he ever want to leave?
In our lives we experience pain and sorrow, Master Hong Yi is no different. One of the most painful experiences he went through was loosing his mother.
When he was in Japan Master Hong Yi came in touch with Western art, which lead him to start his magazine. It was through magazines that he first heard of fasting.
Through fasting Master Hong Yi began to adjust his lifestyle and mindset to fit that of a monk. Afterwards he shaved his head and formally became a monk.
When Master Hong Yi left to become a monk everyone was shocked. Even his wife and kids didn't understand.
The transitions in Master Hong Yi's life happened naturally and are connected to his growth as an individual. Some wonder whether or not in his decision to become a monk he abandoned this world.
After becoming a monk Master Hong Yi deepened his study of Buddhism. The Buddhism value, love is compassion, became a part of his doctrine.
We are constantly saying goodbye to our friends, to our family, to our past selves. Master Hong Yi is no different. These goodbyes became an inspiration for his song, "Farewell".
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Experience China's version of the singing competition where four celebrity coaches choose their teams based on voice alone without being able to see the singers. It's the last round of the blind auditions as the coaches fight to get the best singers on their teams.
Twenty-year-old Wang Qiwei has always felt ashamed that his girly voice doesn't match his manly appearance. Will the coaches give him the confidence he needs to shine?
Zhao Ke has had intensive classical music training since he was just ten years old. However, his real passion is for jazz. Can he fulfill his dream of bringing jazz to a wider audience of Chinese listeners?
A young truck driver gives himself one last chance to prove to his skeptical father that he has the talent to make it as a singer. But first, he has to convince the coaches.
Having already filled his team of 14, Coach Yang Kun gets to enjoy the show along with the audience. Take a look back at the contestants he snagged. Plus, a single mother delivers a moving performance for her daughter.
All the contestants have performed, but three of the four coaches still have one spot left on their teams. The best of the unclaimed contestants are given one more chance to impress the coaches and go on to the next round. A big girl with a big dream is first up.
The second contestant returning to the stage for one last shot at making a team is a rock vocalist from Shandong. The coaches have plenty of critique for her but are also impressed by her range and emotional intensity. Will she make the cut?
Yu Chengqing has completed his team to take to the next round of the competition. Take a look back at his 14 picks. There are still two coaches who need to find one more singer each. Can the technically flawless Li Haohan put enough emotion into his performance to move one of the coaches?
Liu Huan has just completed his team of talented vocalists. Take a look at the 14 contestant he'll coach in the hopes of winning "The Voice."
An aeronautical researcher from Inner Mongolia sings of wild geese and the grasslands in a moving performance. Will it be good enough to win the last spot in the competition, a place on Na Ying's team?
A mother and huge Yang Jun fan returns to The Voice stage. Yang Kun's team is already full, but perhaps Na Ying will take her under her wing.