Ayya Yeshe and the Bodhicitta Foundation

Three videos about Ayya Yeshe and the Bodhicitta Foundation which she founded in India to help Dalits and other underprivileged people.

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Nepal with Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

A film looking at various projects in Nepal, featuring an extended interview with Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche.

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Becoming a Woman in Zanskar

The story of two young women growing up in Zanskar who come to the age where they will leave their families: one to get married, the other to become a nun.

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From Tibet to Turtle Island

A film from 1999 about Tibetan tradition nuns in Nepal and their first trip to the States presenting Tibetan cultural activities.

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Tibetan Buddhism in China (Sertar)

NHK documentary about life in the Sertar monastery in Tibet, including interviews with high lamas and nuns.

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Mother Sela – Artist and Buddhist Nun

A fascinating documentary following a successful Lebanese artist as she leaves behind her previous life in the States and ordains in Sri Lanka.

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Amongst White Clouds in China

A documentary featuring meetings with contemporary Buddhist Masters living remotely in the Zhongnan mountains in China (mainly Mandarin with English subtitles).

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Uppalavanna (A Film from Sri Lanka)

This film from Sri Lanka is about a nun who acts out of compassion and is banished from her nunnery (Sinhala with English Subtitles).

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Dhamma Dana (Monastic Life in Myanmar)

Idealistic short documentary about monastic life in Myanmar, including interviews with Ven. Dr. Nandamalabhivamsa and the Burmese nun and social worker Dr. Molini.

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Buddha’s Lost Children

A remarkable film about a monk living in the Golden Triangle area on the Thailand/Myanmar border, who together with a nun is bringing up and training poor children from the nearby villages.

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