Much of Gandharan art is thus a compelling fusion of foreign styles that ultimately gave visual form to the region’s Buddhist religious ideals. Buddhism, which had emerged from north India, was embraced by the Gandharan people… Free PDF download (22 MB)
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Years ago when I [Ajahn Sumedho] was in Berkeley, California, the Christian monk, Father Bede Griffiths, was staying in the Korean Zen Center there and I went to see him. He had had a stroke…
Dwelling in peace and forgetting hardship, let go of adornments and become genuine. Chinese Zen master Hongzhi
Buddhist film looking at how Buddhism is practiced in Sri Lanka and India. Ronald Eyre meets [the late] Venerable Ananda Maitreya a Buddhist monk from Sri Lanka. About 50 minutes.
You will be able to sustain concentration without any feelings of pain and discomfort…
The Four Noble Truths were the first teaching Buddha gave after his awakening. They are the foundation of all Buddhist teachings. Short Buddhist video (about 12 minutes)