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    One-Moment Meditation: “How to Meditate in a Moment”. A simple to follow guided meditation. Learn to meditate in a moment with this hugely popular animated video, based on Martin Boroson’s book, One-Moment Meditation. Reduce stress, improve focus and find peace … right now. More info and online training at http://www.onemomentmeditation.com.

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  • 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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  • The Boy Who Lived Before

    Cameron, ever since he was just a toddler, talks about another family he used to live with, called the Robertsons. Cameron knows the names of his previous family, where they lived, and can even describe the house and the landscape of his previous home on the island of Barra, some 200 miles away. But Cameron has never been there. Doctor Jim Tucker, of the University of Virginia, and Cameron’s mother travel to Barra with Cameron to find the house, exactly […]

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  • The Buddha – PBS Documentary (1/2)

    This is a PBS Documentary about the life of Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama). ” This documentary for PBS by award-winning filmmaker David Grubin and narrated by Richard Gere, tells the story of the Buddha’s life, a journey especially relevant to our own bewildering times of violent change and spiritual confusion. It features the work of some of the world’s greatest artists and sculptors, who across two millennia, have depicted the Buddha’s life in art rich in beauty and complexity. Hear insights into the […]

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  • Medicine Buddha healing Mantra Chanting

    The Medicine Buddha, or Bhaiṣajyaguru, is as his name suggests connected with healing. His mantra exists in both long and short forms. Here is this short form “Tayata Om Bekanze Bekanze Maha Bekanze Radza Samudgate’ Soha” Bhaiṣajyaguru is one of a set of eight healing Buddhas, which includes Shakyamuni, the historical Buddha.  Bhaiṣajyaguru is the head Buddha of the group. He is Lapis Lazuli blue in color, although sometimes he’s depicted as golden-skinned.  He is dressed in the robes of […]

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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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    The Power of Forgiveness – The Dalai Lama

    His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaks about “The Power of Forgiveness” at the University of Limerick, in the Republic of Ireland, on April 14th, 2011. (www.dalailama.com). Video courtesy of the University of Limerick

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  • Are We Real? – Documentary

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Heart Sutra by Faye Wong

    The Heart Sutra by Faye Wong

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  • Wheel of Time

    Wheel of Time

    A documentary on Buddhism by filmmaker Werner Herzog. Herzog’s engrossing documentary is a spiritual blessing for Buddhists and anyone else fortunate to experience it. The legendary German filmmaker Werner Herzog traveled to India in 2002 to make a documentary on Kalachakra, the elaborate ordaining ritual for Tibetan Buddhist monks. Every two or three years, nearly a half million pilgrims travel to witness it at Bodh Gaya, India, where the Buddha sat under a tree and found enlightenment. A sand mandala […]

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  • Quotes On Life

    Quotes On Life

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  • Beyond Concepts | Dharma Talk by Ven. Lawrence Dō’an Grecco

    Beyond Concepts | Dharma Talk by Ven. Lawrence Dō’an Grecco

    Our true nature is not something we can realize by study or rational thinking alone. Dharma talk given by Zen monk Lawrence Dō’an Grecco at New York Insight Meditation Center in New York City. May 2012. www.OpenSkyZen.com. Lawrence is a monk with the Five Mountain Zen Order. See www.FMZO.org for more information.

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  • The Boy With Divine Powers – Documentary on Buddha Boy

    The Boy With Divine Powers – Documentary on Buddha Boy

    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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  • Mantra for Eliminating Predicament Karma

    Mantra for Eliminating Predicament Karma

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