Exploring the meaning of compassion in your life, by Ringu Tulku Rinpoche

Ringu Tulku Rinpoche offers thoughts and methods that, if taken to heart, have the potential to transform your life and have a positive impact on your world. (Buddhist video 93 minute)

Ringu Tulku RinpocheTransforming your world through compassion

Exploring the meaning of compassion in your life with Ringu Tulku Rinpoche. Offering thoughts and methods that, if taken to heart, have the potential to transform your life and have a positive impact on your world.

About 1 hour 33 minutes

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Without Fear, Happiness is Possible, by Thich Nhat Hanh

Short Buddhist film (about 12 minutes)

Thich Nhat Hanh

Short film about 12 minutes.

More teachings from Thich Nhat Hanh here.

Dhamma – the way it is, by Ajahn Sumedho

In this short film (28 minutes) Ajahn Sumedho points to the message of Buddha’s teaching.

Ajahn SumedhoAjahn Sumedho points to the real message of the Buddha’s teaching.

The talk (28 minutes) was given on 17 January 2010 at Uttama Bodhi Vihara in Selangor, Malaysia.

Dependent Origination, by Dalai Lama

Short talk by the Dalai Lama on the ‘law of causality and dependent origination’. About 25 minutes.

The Dalai LamaShort talk by the Dalai Lama on the ‘law of causality and dependent origination’. About 25 minutes.

The Sound of One Hand: Paintings and Calligraphy by Zen Master Hakuin

Short film about 5 minutes. Hakuin’s self-taught, spontaneous, yet masterly and inspired painting and calligraphy, just like his teachings and writings, expressed the mind and heart of Zen for monks and lay followers alike.

Buddha, Confucius, and Lao Tzu © LACMAOn view at LACMA from May 22, 2011–August 14, 2011, Hakuin Ekaku (1685-1768) is widely acknowledged as the most important Zen Buddhist master of the past 500 years. He was also the most influential Zen artist of Edo-period (1615-1868) Japan, but unlike the highly studied monk painters of earlier centuries, he received no formal artistic training beyond the basic skills in handling brush, ink, and paper that were required for everyday writing.

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The Awareness of the Self is not the Self, by Ajahn Sumedho

‘The Awareness of the Self is not the Self.’ ‘Pure consciousness isn’t a self; it’s not a person.’ ‘The condition of a self arises and ceases according to time and place.’ Film around 90 minutes.

AJanh Sumedho 2006 BPG Buddhist Summer School‘The awareness of the self is not the self.’
‘Pure consciousness isn’t a self; it’s not a person.’
‘The condition of a self arises and ceases according to time and place.’

Film around 90 minutes. (Sometimes it takes a while to link to this film)