Short talk by the Dalai Lama on the ‘law of causality and dependent origination’. About 25 minutes.
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.
‘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.
Documentary showing life in a Rinzai Zen temple. ‘Zen Principles and Practices’. Old Zen film 1986ish. Four parts of 29 minutes each. The film is not studio quality, but wonderful all the same.
Visit the Everest Region of Nepal, homeland of the Sherpa people. Short film around Two minutes.
A short talk (2 minutes) about time and the present, by the the Dalai Lama.
Short film by documentary film maker Brent Huffman. Buddhist archaeological site of Mes Aynak in eastern Afghanistan in June 2011, artefacts, monasteries and more than 200 statues of Buddha…
Ringu Tulku Rinpoche explains the Buddhist understanding of mindfulness and meditation.