• 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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  • Deva Premal – Gayatri Mantra (2 hours)

    This Chant, sung here by Deva Premal, is known as the “Gayatri Mantra”. It is the oldest religious chant still known to mankind. It comes from Ancient India. It is over 9000 years old. The chant is a supplication for mercy and enlightenment from Gayatri, the first and great creator goddess, worshipped by the Rishi order, who considered themselves servants and students of She Who is Essence and Origin of Being. It was considered healing and protective and was long […]

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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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  • Mind of Plants : Documentary on The Intelligence of Plants

    Mind of Plants : Documentary on The Intelligence of Plants

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  • The Poisons of Attachment, Anger and Ignorance

    At Sharing the Dharma Day, Venerable Chodron teaches on the second verse of “The 37 Practices of Bodhisattvas,” on attachment, anger and ignorance that keep us bound in cyclic existence. For the full commentary on this powerful text, check out Venerable Chodron’s latest book, “don’t believe everything you think.”

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  • Sariputta – Top in Wisdom

    Sariputta – Top in Wisdom

    Sariputta – The top disciples of the Buddha Top in wisdom   “By reading the stories of the Buddha’s disciples, we have a good view of the thinking and way of life during the Buddha time. We understand how early Buddhism ideals were formed and this help us to better integrate the Buddha’s teaching into our modern lifestyle.”  – Kenn By Radhika Abeysekera At the time of the Buddha, in a village called Upatissa, there lived a well-known Brahmin family. The […]

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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • How do Buddhist summer camps benefit young people?

    How do Buddhist summer camps benefit young people?

    We organize Buddhist summer camps to offer children help and guidance through environmental influences on two levels. First, through group activities and very relaxed courses, we teach them basic Buddhist ideas that one should care for and help others. Secondly, we design spiritual activities such as prostrating to the Buddha, seated meditation, and reciting the Buddha’s name Chinese dharma talk with English subtitle

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  • Stephen Batchelor and Ven Brahmali debate in Melbourne 2014

    Stephen Batchelor and Ven Brahmali debate in Melbourne 2014

    Stephen Batchelor and Ven Brahmali debate the relevance of the early Buddhist texts for the modern world at event hosted by Melbourne Insight Meditation Group in conjunction with the BSV. The event took place at the Augustine Centre in Melbourne, VIC, Australia on 14 Feb 2014.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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