Dharma Master Cheng Yen

A portrait of the founder of the Taiwanese Compassion Relief (Tzu Chi) organisation and its founder Dharma Master Cheng Yen (English with Chinese subtitles).

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David Eckel: Buddhism 13-14 of 24

The thirteenth and fourteenth lectures by Prof David Eckel on Buddhism he looks at the development of Buddhist philosophy and the emergence of Tantric Buddhism in the middle ages.

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David Eckel: Buddhism 9-10 of 24

The ninth and tenth lectures by Prof David Eckel on the history of Buddhism look at the two main schools of Buddhism, Theravada and Mahayana.

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Buddhist Statues in Kyoto

A look at some of the very best Buddhist statues and paintings from the Kyoto area in Japan, and the role they play in people’s lives.

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Avalokiteshvara (Chinese Movie)

A 2013 movie made in China telling three overlapping stories that lead to the arrival of the world famous statue of Avalokiteshvara at Mount Putuo in Japan.

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The Monk Bodhidharma, The First Patriarch of Zen

Documentary from India’s Doordarshan on the legendary life and missionary work of Ven Bodhidharma

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Shaolin Zen Meditation, Martial Arts and Medicine

A documentary about meditation martial arts and medicine at Shaolin Temple in China (Mandarin with English Subtitles)

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Seven Wonders of the Buddhist World

Historian Bettany Hughes explains some of the basic Buddhist concepts, and at the same time show some of the riches of Buddhist culture.

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Buddha With A Thousand Hands (2008)

Video of the China Disabled Peoples Performance Art Troupe, with their lead dancer, Tai Lihua, performing the famous Buddha with a Thousand Hands dance, recorded for German TV in 2008.

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The Great Compassion Mantra Of Avalokitesvara

This is a wonderful rendition of the third Great Compassion Mantra as found in the Chinese tradition with some beautiful images uploaded with the victims of the Japanese Tsunami in mind.

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