• 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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  • Quotes On Life

    Quotes On Life

    Quotes with Wisdom and Knowledge. Music- “Now We are Free” by Hans Zimmer

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  • Mogao Caves, China

    Mogao Caves, China

    Situated at a strategic point along the Silk Route, at the crossroads of trade as well as religious, cultural and intellectual influences, the 492 cells and cave sanctuaries in Mogao are famous for their statues and wall paintings, spanning 1,000 years of Buddhist art. Source: UNESCO TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai URL: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/440/

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  • The Art of Happiness in Troubled Times

    The Art of Happiness in Troubled Times

    His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s inaugural address at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi, India, on November 19th, 2010. There is also a short question and answer session after His Holiness’s address. (www.dalailama.com) A video dharma talk.

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  • How A Single Act Of Kindness Could Change Your Life

    How A Single Act Of Kindness Could Change Your Life

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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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  • Everywoman – Buddhist Nun and Hijab Fashion

    Everywoman – Buddhist Nun and Hijab Fashion

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  • The Boy With Divine Powers – Documentary on Buddha Boy

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    The full Documentary on Buddha Boy – The Boy With Divine Powers.  This is a Discovery Channel documentary about a boy who  had defied modern science by continuing his meditation without food and intake of fluids. From science reserachs, a normal person is unlikely to survive 4 days without any fluids intake. However, this didn’t seem to be the case for person who reach high level of meditation or person who claim to havest energy from other sources not yet proven by […]

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  • Ask A Monk: How I Became a Buddhist Monk

    Ask A Monk: How I Became a Buddhist Monk

    “What inspired you to go into Buddhism and ultimately becoming a monk?” Answer by Yuttadhammo Bhikkhu

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