• International ordination program – IDOP10, Thailand

    A wonderful video of a international short term ordination program capturing the journey the men to find true happiness and purpose of life.  This show video show the whole procedure of the ordination from registering for the program, to the ordination ceremony, to the daily activates as a monk. Looking at the faces of the men, you can see  deep joy, peace, compassion and happiness. Year 2012 saw men from 19 countries around the world joining this international ordination program in Thailand. […]

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  • How I Became a Buddhist : Kusala Bhikshu

    How I Became a Buddhist : Kusala Bhikshu

      By Kusala Bhikshu One of the questions I’m asked most often is… How did I become a Buddhist? I was born and baptized a Lutheran in Iowa. My family moved to Arizona in 1954, I was five and have many fond memories of the Southwest. I spent my high school years in Wisconsin and in 1969 moved to Los Angeles, California. Because my teenage years were spent in the 60′s — “Don’t trust anyone over 30 and question all […]

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  • Tisarana (Pali): Three Refuges – Imee Ooi

    The Three Jewels, also called the Three Treasures, the Three Refuges, or the Triple Gem (त्रिरत्न (triratna)), are the three things that Buddhists take refuge in, and look toward for guidance, in the process known as taking refuge. The Three Jewels are: Buddha Dharma Sangha Taking refuge in the Three Jewels is central to Buddhist lay and monastic ordination ceremonies, as originated by Gautama Buddha, according to the scriptures. The practice of taking refuge on behalf of young or even […]

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  • Deepak Chopra explains The Mechanics of Meditation

    Deepak Chopra is an Indian medical doctor, public speaker, and writer on subjects such as spirituality and alternative medicines.  In this video Deepak Chopra explains the Mechanics of Meditation.

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  • Ask A Monk: Relationships

    “I hope that this is a proper question to the series, since is a subject that has been in my mind for a very long time. How does, and how can, meditation practice help one that had a relation thorn apart with another person?” Please submit questions to my YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/yuttadhammo and subscribe for updates here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c…

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  • 卐 Swastika meaning

    Many people saw the Swastika 卐 sign as Germany Nazi symbol, but there also saw the same Swastika卐  sign in Buddha images are other Buddhism literature. Why is this so? Is there a relation between Buddhism and Nazi? Watch the explanation in the video. The music used is “Heart Sutra” by Imee Ooi , in Sanskrit.

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  • Heart Shrine Relic Tour Edited Edition 2012

    Heart Shrine Relic Tour Edited Edition 2012

    Look at Relics from Buddhist masters and understand what are relics. Seeing the relics is like seeing the Buddha himself. Feel the peace, loving kindness and energy of the relics. “People are deeply moved when they come in contact with the relics…there are so many stories. This is definitely one method for bringing people to enlightenment. The relics have incredible benefit for the world…people want them very much…and there is greater and greater benefit now…. I didn’t know the Relic Tour […]

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  • Mindfulness as a Foundation for Health

    Mindfulness as a Foundation for Health

    Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh (known as Thay in his circles) made a rare visit to the Googleplex to lead a half-day Health@Google workshop in the fundamentals of mindfulness. The exercises and rituals of mindfulness lay the path to optimal health and happiness. Thay may be the second most famous Buddhist monk in the world, right after the Dalai Lama. He is certainly one of the best known and most respected Zen Masters in the world. Thay is a […]

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  • Meditation for Beginners (Wisdom of life)

    Meditation for Beginners (Wisdom of life)

    Happiness & wisdom Meditation allows the mind to move less and finally stops wandering. Meditation is not just relaxation. A well-centered mind is the gateway to happiness, wisdom and eventually freedom. Meditation is the gateway off the realms to the immortal Nibbana (Nirvana). Nibbana : The realm beyond cycle of samsara. Meditation bridges the samsara and nibbana together. All the Buddhas and the followers who achieved the high level of meditation will be able to enter the realm of nibbana […]

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  • Om Mani Padme Hum (Children Chanting)

    Om Mani Padme Hum (Children Chanting)

    Tibetan: ༀམཎིཔདྨེཧཱུྃ། Devanagari: ओं मणि पद्मे हूँ; Bengali: ওঁ মণিপদ্মে হুঁ Tamil: ஓம் மணி பத்மே ஹூம் Chinese 唵嘛呢叭咪吽 Korean Hangul 옴 마니 파드메 훔  or 옴 마니 반메 훔 Japanese Katakana オンマニハンドメイウン Mongolian: Ум маани бадми хум Vietnamese: Úm ma ni bát ni hồng Thai: โอมฺ มณิ ปทฺเม หูมฺ Om Mani Padme Hum (Avalokiteśvara Bodhisattva) (Children Chanting) Om Mani Padme Hum is a mantra particularly associated with the four-armed Shadakshari form of Avalokiteshvara. Mani means the jewel and Padma-the lotus. […]

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  • How To Meditate For Kids

    How To Meditate For Kids

    How To Meditate For Kids: A Children’s Guide to Peace A video on meditation for children.  It’s a mixture of meditating on ideas (like cats, dogs, parents, etc.) and meditating on reality (sitting, breath, etc.). For more information on how to meditate on reality, you can read my booklet that gives more specific instructions: http://yuttadhammo.sirimangalo.org/ar… NEW: Subtitle file available here: http://static.sirimangalo.org/kids.sb… Download the subtitle file and translate it into your own language, then send me a message and I can […]

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  • Calm New Age Music for Meditation,Yoga,Deep Sleep

    Calm New Age Music for Meditation,Yoga,Deep Sleep

    Peaceful Music, Most Relaxing and Soft Music, New Age Music, Relaxation, Yoga, Music for sleeping. Musica para Dormir. Dream Music Lullaby.

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  • Big Bang Buddhism – Ajahn Brahm

    Big Bang Buddhism – Ajahn Brahm

    This talk is dedicated to Ajahn Brahm’s mother, Mrs Hazel Betts, who passed away on 16 February 2012. It is a profound talk about cosmic spirituality, explaining how the nature of this universe and how the nature of the mind, as Buddhists understand it, work seamlessly together. According to Ajahn Brahm, looking out through the telescope we see the vastness of the universe, but (metaphorically speaking); looking down the telescope in the opposite way, we see the mind. The mind […]

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  • Pornography and Masturbation (and Addiction in General)

    Pornography and Masturbation (and Addiction in General)

    A video dharma talk by Yuttadhammo on the sensitive topic of Pornography and Masturbation, and Addiction in General from a Buddhist prospective. How to control your minds over the addictions. This talk was a question to Yuttadhammo by a lay person . “Hello Yuttadhammo, my question is, Through meditation, could I learn to control my mind in a way that would enable me to destroy an addiction, or addictive tendencies? I’m addicted to pornography and masturbation. It’s ruining my life, can you […]

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  • Phra Noah Yuttadhammo – How to Meditate

    Phra Noah Yuttadhammo – How to Meditate

    It was shot by a professional film crew in Chiang Mai, Thailand in High-Definition Video and made into a professional quality DVD. It features the Western Thai Buddhist Monk Phra Noah Yuttadhammo of Sirimangalo.org teaching Vipassana meditation in the Theravada Tradition of Ajaan Tong Sirimangalo of Wat Phradhatu Sri Chom Tong Voravihara, Chiang Mai. Sirimangalo.org is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the practice, study and teaching of Buddhist Insight (Vipassana) Meditation, in the tradition of Ajaan Tong Sirimangalo. The […]

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  • The effect of sacred vowels sound on us

    The effect of sacred vowels sound on us

    Vowels sound and chanting had been adopted by many different culture in the world. Those vowels sound and chanting had become a important part of the practices. What does those vowels sound and chanting help to improve our mind and body? This video explain how those vowel sound and chanting affect us.

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  • Karma – Bond to Past and Future

    Karma – Bond to Past and Future

    Why is my life the way it is? This film tries to answer this question. Karma is intentional action, that is, a deed done deliberately through body, speech or mind. The Buddha taught that one’s present condition, whether of happiness or suffering, is the result of the accumulated force of all past actions or karma.  

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  • The Great Compassion Mantra in Chinese

    The Great Compassion Mantra in Chinese

    A soothing music video of a Buddhist nature. This Chinese mantra / dharani is known by many names, such as, “The Great Compassion Mantra”, 大悲咒 (pronounced in Mandarin as Da Bei Zhou) and Mahakarunika-citta Dharani.

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