• 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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  • What Does a Truly Transcendental Mind Look Like?

    Dr. Ramesh Manocha, a medical doctor and researcher of the meditative sciences has recently pointed out in a skin-temperature test, that there is a physiological difference between ‘thoughtless awareness’ and just simple relaxation. While calming the mind and body are essential to reducing stress and the ailments that can accompany them, such as cardiac disease, weight gain, etc., changing the brain wave patterns, as is indicated in hundreds of fMRI tests, PET scans, SPECT scans, and brain imaging studies, is […]

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  • i had a black dog, his name was depression

    At its worst, depression can be a frightening, debilitating condition. Millions of people around the world live with depression. Many of these individuals and their families are afraid to talk about their struggles, and don’t know where to turn for help. However, depression is largely preventable and treatable. Recognizing depression and seeking help is the first and most critical towards recovery. This video was produced by the World Health Organization to mark World Mental Health Day 2012, writer and illustrator […]

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  • Making Choices in Life – Ajahn Brahm

    Q&A Session. 25 Nov 09, Singapore. Making Choices in Life – Ajahn Brahm

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  • Neuroscientists wired up 66-year-old Frenchman Matthieu Ricard's skull with 256 sensors

    Scientists found the happiest man in the world

    Scientists found the happiest man in the world As he grins serenely and his burgundy robes billow in the fresh Himalayan wind,  it is not difficult to see why scientists declared Matthieu Ricard the happiest  man they had ever tested.The monk, molecular geneticist and confidant of the Dalai Lama, is  passionately setting out why meditation can alter the brain and improve people’s  happiness in the same way that lifting weights puts on muscle. “It’s a wonderful area of research because […]

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  • Life of the Buddha

    The full documentary about the life of Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama. A BBC/Discovery Channel co-production, this docu-narrative film describes the life of  the Buddha, the process by which he arrived at the fundamentals of Buddhism and the archaeological findings confirming the traditional accounts of his life. In addition it also gives a glimpse of Buddhism today and features interviews by the Dalai Lama and other notable Buddhists. Buddha means “awakened one” or “the enlightened one.” “Buddha” is also used as a […]

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  • Beautiful Floating Lanterns Festival – Thailand

    Beautiful Floating Lanterns Festival – Thailand

    Thousands of paper lanterns released at the same time after a beautiful Buddhist ceremony. One of the most beautiful festivals in Thailand takes place on the full moon night of the 12th lunar month. It is known in Thai as Loy Krathong, but is sometimes referred to as the Festival of Lights. Yee Peng (sometimes written as Yi Peng), is Northern Thailand’s version of the Festival of Lights in the 12th lunar month. Like the rest of Thailand, they do […]

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  • Vipassana Meditation (An Introduction By S. N. Goenka)

    Vipassana Meditation (An Introduction By S. N. Goenka)

    The explanation about the practice of Vipassana Meditation by Sayagyi U Goenka

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  • Be Your Own Therapist

    Be Your Own Therapist

    Speaker: Venerable Robina Courtin Google Tech Talks October 3, 2008 ABSTRACT We spend our lives being seduced by the outside world, believing without question that happiness and suffering come from “out there.” In reality, Buddhist teachings explain that they come from the way we perceive and interpret things, not the things themselves. This deeply held misconception is at the root of our dissatisfaction, self-doubt, anger, depression, anxiety, and the rest. But our minds can change. By becoming deeply familiar with […]

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  • H.H. the 17th Karmapa: Guiding a Meditation

    H.H. the 17th Karmapa: Guiding a Meditation

    H.H. the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje guides a meditation at the Karmapa International Buddhist Institute (KIBI)

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  • Words of Wisdom from the Heart of a Buddha

    Words of Wisdom from the Heart of a Buddha

    Ten Attainments: “True sincerity towards others, purity of mind within, impartiality in everything we see, proper understanding of life and the universe, and compassion in helping others in a wise unconditional way. See truth to the truth of impermanence, let go of all wondering thoughts and attachments, attain freedom of mind and spirit, accord with proper conditions to get along with the situation, and be mindful of Buddha Amitabha, follow his Teachings and vow to reach the Western Pureland. ” […]

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  • Lord Buddha’s 2,600th Enlightenment Day – Thailand

    Lord Buddha’s 2,600th Enlightenment Day – Thailand

    The mass morning alms offering event to Monks. To worship celebrate the Anniversary of the Lord Buddha’s 2,600th Enlightenment Day in year 2012.  The Morning Monk Alms Round is a kind of Buddhist cultures that Buddhists have done it since the Buddha Time. This video is taken at Thailand, Bangkok. Thailand’s Chinatown is located in one of the oldest areas in Bangkok. By looking at the buildings here, people can see that it has been built many years ago and that […]

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  • Compilation of Ajahn Chah’s Teaching

    Compilation of Ajahn Chah’s Teaching

    Theravada Buddhism. The core teaching of Venerable Ajahn Chah (Phra Bodhiñāna Thera), A good compilation of Ajahn Chah teaching. Venerable Ajahn Chah (Phra Bodhiñāna Thera) was born into a typical farming family in a rural village in the province of Ubon Rachathani, N.E. Thailand, on June 17, 1918. Wat Nong Pah Pong (วัดหนองป่าพง)

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  • The Boy With The Incredible Brain

    The Boy With The Incredible Brain

    This is the breathtaking story of Daniel Tammet. A twenty-something with extraordinary mental abilities, Daniel is one of the world’s few savants. He can do calculations to 100 decimal places in his head, and learn a language in a week. He also meets the world’s most famous savant, the man who inspired Dustin Hoffman’s character in the Oscar winning film ‘Rain Man’ This documentary follows Daniel as he travels to America to meet the scientists who are convinced he may […]

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  • 11 Year Old Talks with the Dalai Lama

    11 Year Old Talks with the Dalai Lama

    11 year old Lachlan was credentialed as a member of the press to cover the visit of His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama to the University of Minnesota on May 7 & 8th. This video is an unedited clip of the Dalai Lama’s answers to Lachlan’s questions. The Dalai Lama’s visit was co-sponsored by the Tibetan American Foundation of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality and Healing.

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