• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Dance – Bodhisattva Kuan Yin

    Dance – Bodhisattva Kuan Yin

    It is hard to believe this amazing and beautiful dance is by 63 deaf dancers. Their disability of not hearing beats of the music did not stop them from achieving perfect synchronization. Thousand Hand Guan Yin was a dance created by Chinese choreographer Zhang Jigang. This dance was performed by 63 deaf dancers of China Disabled People’s Performing Art Troupe. Because they could not hear the music, there were 4 directors in white cloths standing in four corners helping them synchronizing with […]

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  • Buddhist Morning Chanting in Pali

    Buddhist Morning Chanting in Pali

    A video of Buddhist morning chanting in Pali, Thai Theravada version, with english, chinese and thai pronunciation. A english translation of the meaning of the morning chanting can be found below. There might be some different between the words use to form the pronuniation and arrangement of the chant paragraphs. But overall, the Pali chanting had remain unchange over 2000 years. Morning Chanting  Arahaṃ sammā-sambuddho bhagavā. The Blessed One is Worthy & Rightly Self-awakened. Buddhaṃ bhagavantaṃ abhivādemi. I bow down before the […]

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  • Great Compassion mantra by Ani Choying

    Great Compassion mantra by Ani Choying

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    Everywoman – Buddhist Nun and Hijab Fashion

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  • Ask A Monk: How I Became a Buddhist Monk

    Ask A Monk: How I Became a Buddhist Monk

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    Mantras Of The Sanskrit – Imee Ooi

    Soothing heart mantras music song by Imee Ooi. Relax and enjoy Heart Sutra Aryalokiteshvara Bodhisattva gambhiram Prajna Paramita caryam caramano, vyavalokiti sma panca-skanda asatta sca svabhava sunyam pasyati sma. Iha Sariputra, rupam sunyam, sunyata lva rupam, rupa na vrtta sunyata. Sunyataya na vrtta sa-rupam, yad rupam sa-sunyata, yad sunyata sa-rupam. Evam eva vedana, samjna, sam-skara vijnanam. Iha sariputra, sarva dharma sunyata laksana. Anutpanna, aniruddha, amala, a-vimala, anuna a-paripurna. Tasmat Sariputra, sunyatayam na rupam. na vedana, na samjna, na sam-skara, na […]

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  • Manjushri Mantra: Bodhisattva of Wisdom Chant

    Manjushri Mantra: Bodhisattva of Wisdom Chant

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  • Transpersonal Awakening: Enlightenment and the Kundalini

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