Buddhist art: Tantric shrine, disclosing Nirvana within the petals of a lotus.
Short talk by the Dalai Lama on the ‘law of causality and dependent origination’. About 25 minutes.
Buddhist video: Part two: An introduction to mindfulness meditation by Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche at Benchen Monastery on 27 April 2014. (about 1 hour 16 minutes)
One for dog lovers. ‘Refuge for Animals’ by Lama Chime Rinpoche.
Buddhist video: An introduction to mindfulness meditation by Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche at Benchen Monastery on 27 April 2014. (about 1 hour 23 minutes)
It is said that for the absolute, one has wisdom, and for the relative, one has compassion. After his enlightenment Buddha did not need to teach people in order for them to become essentially wiser; he did so in order to try to help people, to provide them with a means by which some of them could come to the same understanding that he had reached…
The Buddhas are delighted when sentient beings are happy and distressed when they are hurt. So by loving them I will please all Buddhas and by harming them I will injure the wise. For just as someone whose body is engulfed by fire finds no pleasure in desirable objects, it is impossible for the compassionate ones to be joyous when a sentient being is in pain…
Short film (about 10 minutes) on the Four Reminders.