Friday, 9 December 2011

Dependent Origination

Here is an excellent short video by Bhante Vimalaramsi on Dependent Origination.

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Monday, 22 August 2011

‘Invisible Snow’, Mopping up Radiation with Sunflowers

This is a short film about a Buddhist monk, Koyu Abe, who instigated the planting of millions of sunflowers and other plants, beginning at his temple,Joenji, and spreading out into the surrounding area. The flowers are believed to absorb the radiation coming from the Fukushima nuclear plant.

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

The Life of Buddha

The Life Of The Buddha (BBC Documentary) by Garfarelli

A Tale of Two Brains

An insight into how the meditative mind works, with the neuroanatomist Dr. Jill Bolte-Taylor.


This is a fascinating short video on the method of eating in a Zen monastery or on retreat.

Confessions of a Jewish Mother: How My Son Ruined My Life!

Amongst White Clouds

A Buddhist hermit in China's Zhongnan Mountain range speaks about the final stages of practice toward enlightenment.

Metta Song in Pali

Mind as Medicine

Here's one from one of my favourite speakers, Steve Armstrong.

Mind as Medicine from Seattle Insight Meditation on Vimeo.

Faith in Exile: The Lesson of Tibet (2004)

How Ajahn Brahm Became a Monk

Monday, 21 February 2011

Stephen Batchelor Video

This thirty minute documentary on Stephen’s work was broadcast on national television in Holland on the 20th of April, 2008 as "Boeddhisme Zonder Geloof" ("Buddhism Without Beliefs"). It is in English with Dutch subtitles. It was made by Jurgen Gude and Jaap Verhoeven for the Boeddhistische Omroep Stichtung (BOS), "the first independent Buddhist Broadcasting Foundation in the West to produce and broadcast Buddhist programmes within a country’s Public Broadcasting System".