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Vajra Sky Over Tibet – the movie

Buddhism in Canada Movies

Here is part one of this 90-minute documentary, narrated by Tenzin Choegyal, nephew of His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama. You can watch the entire movie in 9 parts on Youtube. This movie does a very good job of illuminating the spiritual essence of Tibetan culture, with many scenes of Buddhist practice.

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Tibet: The story of a tragedy

Buddhism in Canada Movies

This documentary movie, just under an hour in length, was produced in France in 1995. It comprises archival footage dating as far back as 1938, with a excellent explanatory voice-over in English. Like many films about Tibet, it concentrates on the political story – and does that very well, in spite of occasional over-the-top attempts... Read more »

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Calling the lama from afar

Buddhism Buddhism around the World Publishing in a digital world Teachers Temples Vajrayana

Recently began to converse on Facebook with Chagdud Tulku’s lineage in Uruguay. Their web address is http://pt.chagdud.org/en/ Their sister site of Tibetan music may also be of interest… http://www.dakinimusic.com/

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Buddhism inaction or Buddhism in action?

Buddhism in Canada Buddhist community Education Peace work

That Buddhist chaplaincy story from Canadian Press got me stewing. Here’s what I want to know… How many members of the Canadian prison population (including workers) self-identify as Buddhists? How many who don’t are nevertheless interested in Buddhism? On the flip side, how many Buddhist chaplains and volunteers are there across Canada, and how have... Read more »

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Vajra Sky Over Tibet

Buddhism Buddhism around the World Movies Vajrayana

Released in 2006 to mixed reviews. Will it get some Canadian screenings?

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