In September 2016 Piers Morgan met his Holiness, the Dalai Lama — and the pair talked about everything, from Mr Trump, to IS, to love and marriage and even celebrity culture. Watch the full (40-minute, uncut), fascinating discussion.
How can I trust myself? By Thich Nhat Hanh
Short Buddhist film (about 9 minutes) ‘How can I trust myself?’ From Thich Nhat Hanh
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)
Dhamma – the way it is, by Ajahn Sumedho
In this short film (28 minutes) Ajahn Sumedho points to the message of Buddha’s teaching.
Dependent Origination, by Dalai Lama
Short 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.
The Awareness of the Self is not the Self, by Ajahn Sumedho
‘The condition of a self arises and ceases according to time and place.’ Film around 90 minutes.
Zen Principles and Practices
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.