• 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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  • Great Compassion mantra by Ani Choying

    Great Compassion mantra by Ani Choying

    Soothing music of Great Compassion mantra (大悲咒) by Ani Choying Drolma, with lyric. Ani Choying Drolma (born June 4, 1971, in Kathmandu, Nepal), also known as Choying Drolma and Ani Choying (Ani, “nun”, is an honorific), is a Buddhist nun and musician from the Nagi Gompa nunnery in Nepal. She is known in Nepal and throughout the world for bringing many Tibetan Buddhist chants and feast songs to mainstream audiences. -wikipedia

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    How A Single Act Of Kindness Could Change Your Life

    Touching Thai Ad Shows How A Single Act Of Kindness Could Change Your Life Thai mobile-phone carrier True Move H just released this touching ad displaying the best form of communication, giving without expecting anything in return. The ad features one man’s small act of kindness that would unexpectedly be returned 30 years later.

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    Everywoman – Buddhist Nun and Hijab Fashion

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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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  • How do Buddhist summer camps benefit young people?

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    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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  • Buddhist Chanting – Absolute Affirmation (Japanese)

    Buddhist Chanting – Absolute Affirmation (Japanese)

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  • Taking Refuge & The 8 Precepts in Pali

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