Mandala (Korean Film)

A film from Korea about two very different monks, their relationship, and their quest for awakening.

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A Day in the Life of a Sri Lankan Child Monk

A look at the life of Sri Lankan novice monks from dawn to bedtime taking in various activities during the day including chanting, meditating and learning.

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Mountain Monks (Darjeeling, Sikkim)

Two films exploring the life and beliefs of Buddhist monks in the Himalayan regions made for the Indian BhakTV.

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Blue Eyes in Saffron Robes

A very interesting film from 1979 looking at Western monks living in Thailand, including some who went on to become famous.

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The Mekong River in Laos

A trip along the Mekong River in Laos, looking at some of the iconic temples, and the quiet life of tribal villagers.

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Seeds of Hope, A Story of Buddhist Orphanages in Africa

A film looking at the work of a Taiwanese monk in southern Africa, and the orphanages he has set up there (English and Mandarin with subtitles).

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Luoyang, White Horses from the West

A look at the founding, history, importance and daily life of the first Buddhist Temple in China (Mandarin with English subtitles).

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The Challenging Shikoku Pilgrimage in Japan

A look at the long and difficult pilgrimage on the island of Shikoku in Japan, which is undertaken by hundreds of thousands each year.

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Sketch of an Excellent Man, Pa Auk Sayadaw

A look at the life and the teachings of the Pa Auk Sayadaw and its implementation in various monasteries around the world.

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Tibetan Buddhism in Europe

A discussion with some of the participants of a conference called to discuss the future of Tibetan Buddhism in Europe.

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