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