• Dream Rangers – Changes your life

    TC Bank commercial based on a true story of a group of old men in Taiwan who decide to revisit their motorcycling youth after one of their own passes away. This is a makes a dramatic and overwhelmingly heart-wrenching true story. You are what you think, regardless of ages or sickness. Be positive, you can achieve your wishes and changes your life. Created by Ogilvy Taiwan Creative Director:  Jennifer Hu Copywriter:  Jennifer Hu, Justin Chia Art director: Leah Chen Producer: Abby Ku Director: […]

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  • The Three Refuges and Five Precepts – song version

    http://im4worldpeace.org/baothap/gall… The Three Refuges and Five Precepts This chanting version is from the Peace Temple Venerable Sakya Thich Nu Hanh Tri Music by Nigrodha Dong Thinh-Khong (Le Minh Luan) —————————————-­—————————————-­- Namo tassa, bhagavato, arahato samma sambuddhasa Namo tassa, bhagavato, arahato samma sambuddhasa Namo tassa, bhagavato, arahato, samma sambuddhasa Homage to the Blissful One, the Worthy One, the Fully Enlightened One (Three times) Buddham saranam gacchami, [I go to the Buddha for refuge] Dhammam saranam gacchami, [I go to the Dhamma […]

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  • Kathina Buddhist Maha Vihara Brickfields 2014

    The Kathina festival is a major observance of Theravada Buddhism. It is a time for laypeople to offer cloth for robes and other necessities to the monastic sangha. Kathina takes place every year in the four weeks following the end of Vassa, the rains retreat. Appreciating Kathina requires going back to the time of the Buddha and the first Buddhist monks. source: http://buddhism.about.com/od/thefirstbuddhists/a/Kathina.htm

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  • What Happens After You Die?

    Ajahn Brahm talks about what happens just before, during and after the dying process, how to approach it and how to enjoy it.

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  • Buddhist Cosmology – Understand the universe and cosmic laws

    Buddhist Cosmology – Understand the universe and cosmic laws

    Rev. Tri Ratna Priya Karuna The topic of my Dharma talk today is Buddhist cosmology, a term which does not occur in everyday conversation. What then, is cosmology? The dictionary defines it as a branch of philosophy dealing with the origin, processes and structure of the universe. This may sound like a rather formidible definition, whose exploration has little relevance to the problems we encounter in everyday life. Actually, the opposite is true, since an understanding of the workings of […]

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  • Are We Real? – Documentary

    There is a fundamental chasm in our understanding of ourselves, the universe, and everything. To solve this, Sir Martin takes us on a mind-boggling journey through multiple universes to post-biological life. On the way we learn of the disturbing possibility that we could be the product of someone elses experiment.

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  • Buddhist Chanting – Absolute Affirmation (Japanese)

    Buddhist Chanting – Absolute Affirmation (Japanese)

    A relaxing music video on Shingon Buddhist Chanting. Shingon is a form of Japanese Esoteric Buddhism, it is also called Shingon Mikkyo. This school was founded in 804 AD by Kukai (Kobo Daishi) in Japan. The teachings of Shingon are based on the Mahavairocana Sutra and the Vajrasekhara Sutra, the fundamental sutras of Shingon. Through the cultivation of three secrets, the actions of body, speech and mind, we are able to attain enlightenment in this very body. When we can […]

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  • How Albert Einstein’s Brain Worked

    How Albert Einstein’s Brain Worked

    Interesting documentary about how Albert Einstein’s brain worked. In this documentary, scientist study Albert Einstein’s brain that was preserved after his dead. His success is more than having a higher IQ than a normal person. It was also due to his intense concentration when he is trying to solve a problem. This concentration have the same effect of a person doing meditation. For more about what make Albert Einstein a genius, watch this video.

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  • Taking Refuge & The 8 Precepts in Pali

    Taking Refuge & The 8 Precepts in Pali

    A video on the the chant for requesting for 8 precepts in Pali (Thai). The procedure, the request in Pali and the english meaning of request is below. Taking the Eight Precepts  THE REQUEST: Mayaṃ bhante, ti-saraṇena saha aṭṭha sīlāni yācāma. Venerable Sir, we request the Three Refuges & the Eight Precepts. Dutiyampi mayaṃ bhante… Venerable Sir, a second time… Tatiyampi mayaṃ bhante… Venerable Sir, a third time… The monk then recites the following passage three times, after which the […]

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  • Relaxing music – ocean sounds of waves

    Relaxing music – ocean sounds of waves

    Relaxing music, ocean sounds of waves. This soft music is ideal for meditation, sleeping and studying. This video was recorded on July 18th 2012 featuring cliff views of the Dominican Republic north coast. Enjoy 1 hour of pure natural relaxation with chill out music and ocean views.

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  • Putting meaning into your life

    Putting meaning into your life

    Ajahn Brahm talks about putting meaning into your life. A video dharma talk by Ajahn Brahm.

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  • Astral Projection

    Astral Projection

    To learn more about Astral Projection, check out Astral 101 on the Spirit Science Website!!! This week we look at the phenomenon known as Astral Projection, and also other out of body states, dimensions, and even life and death! all wrapped up with a nice little surprise at the end Twitter – @spiritsciences Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/thespiritscience Amazing Journeys outside the Body BOOK http://www.4shared.com/document/0CFxr… The World of Lucid Dreaming http://www.world-of-lucid-dreaming.com/ Lucidology 101 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgJOMq…

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  • Life & Work of Buddhadasa Bhikkhu

    Life & Work of Buddhadasa Bhikkhu

      Buddhadasa Bhikkhu (Thai: พุทธทาสภิกขุ, May 27, 1906 – May 25, 1993) was a famous and influential ascetic-philosopher of the 20th century. Perhaps more than any other monk in Thai history, Buddhadasa Bhikkhu (“Servant of the Buddha”) has tried to explain the nature of Nature (Pali, dhammajati; Thai, thammachat) and blend his own brand of learning with the forest meditation tradition. He was one of the first monks to express clear notions of ecological laws found in the Buddhist texts. […]

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  • The future of the Bamiyan Buddhas

    The future of the Bamiyan Buddhas

    On the tenth anniversary of the Taliban’s destruction of the Bamyan Buddhas, it will be decided whether to go ahead and reconstruct the famous statues with the fragments that remain. The people of Bamyan tell us it’s important that the world never forgets the dark days of the Taliban regime in their province.

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  • Vipassana – Thinking Process Meditation (30′)

    Vipassana – Thinking Process Meditation (30′)

    A guided vipassana meditation, watching the process of thinking rather than getting involved with the content of thoughts. Done in the style of Shinzen Young. Meditation Resources: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Yoga-Nine-Vipassana/210058179009727 https://sites.google.com/site/marcellospinella/ http://www.youtube.com/user/expandcontract?blend=7&ob=5

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  • Buddhist Song – I Wanna Fly

    Buddhist Song – I Wanna Fly

    TAYATE OM GATE GATE PARAGATE PARASAMGATE BODHI SOHA. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heart_Sutra . The mantra of transcendental wisdom, the mantra that goes beyond, the mantra that reminds us of the true nature of all phenomena: that all depends on the mind: form, sensation, perception…experience is lived in accordance with one’s state of mind. Through the influence of this mantra, the wisdom that comprehends emptiness is suggested and evoked. Let us reflect on the following while we listen to this track: once we decide […]

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  • Developing The Mind

    Developing The Mind

    Developing the mind, Ajahn Brahmali

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  • What is a Jhana? Commentaries vs Suttas – Meaning?

    What is a Jhana? Commentaries vs Suttas – Meaning?

    Vimalaramsi What is a Jhana? Commentaries vs Suttas – Meaning? In this excellent talk to a group of meditators Bhante explains what the true meaning of a Jhana is – a level of understanding-not absorption – And he discusses toward the end of the talk what the meditator experiences as they proceed through the Jhanas in the way he teaches. He explains how he set aside the commentaries like the Vissudhi Magga and went back to the original Suttas, as […]

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