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 . . . Read More.
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 . . . Read More.
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/
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 . . . Read More.
Released in 2006 to mixed reviews. Will it get some Canadian screenings?
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is scheduled to visit Toronto on October 22-25, 2010. Details as they emerge.
June 19, 7:00 pm University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, AA 303 Y.
KARUNADASA Lecture: Time and Space: A Buddhist Perspective
Most early Indian philosophical systems recognized the objective reality of both time and space. However, in this . . . Read More.
With tickets still available, Calgarians have a chance to secure a seat at “connect NOW” for the historic address from His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama when he visits the city this fall for the first time in nearly 30 years.
Tickets for . . . Read More.
The Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education is honoured to host His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Vancouver, September 26-29, 2009 for the Vancouver Peace Summit: Nobel Laureates in Dialogue. Joining the Dalai Lama will be Archbishop Desmond Tutu and other Nobel . . . Read More.
Recent Burmese democracy demonstrations led by Buddhist monks were reported around the world by citizen journalists who were able to circumvent their repressive government’s banning of foreign media during the troubles. This documentary follows one such young Burmese reporter who risked all to . . . Read More.
There’s a new documentary movie out, about a Tibetan geshe’s search for the reincarnation of his deceased teacher. It’s called “Unmistaken Child,” and was produced by an Israeli film crew over a period of six years in India and Tibet. The movie was . . . Read More.