This last of the four Southern Song Academy masters is shown as providing a bridge between that tradition and the new kind of painting associated with Chan (Zen) Buddhism: why it was preserved almost entirely in Japan and scarcely at all in China. Film 72 minutes
Ajahn Sumedho focuses on the simple reality of the here and now, and the awareness of ‘just this’, where all thoughts and concepts drop away in favour of insight and understanding.
Trailer: A film about Thich Nhat Hanh and Plum Village.
Beginnings of Chan (Zen) Painting and Muqi is a wonderful film exploring the highly problematic subject of Chan painting. 55 minutes.
‘Passing through life, progressing to old age and eventually death, it is not sufficient to just take care of the body. We need to take care of our emotions as well.’ The Dalai Lama. (Buddhist film 34 minutes)
Film showing a collection of Chinese and Korean Buddhist bronzes that tell the story of religious art in Asia across 600 years, from the 4th century to the 10th century AD. (around 4 minutes.)
Exploring meditation with Ringu Tulku Rinpoche and learn how to integrate meditative awareness into your everyday life. About 1 hour 45 minutes
Thich Nhat Hanh speaking about the power of mindfulness and meditation practices. (Buddhist film 18mins)