Zen in America, Shunry Suzuki Roshi

A compilation of documentaries about the Japanese Zen Master and his works in America.

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Japanese Buddhist Statues

A short introduction from NHK on the various Buddhist statues that are found in Japan.

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The Zen Mind

This is a beautifully photographed and edited introduction to the many faces of Zen in contemporary Japan.

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Soto Zen Buddhism, Daihonzan Eiheiji

A short look at the famous Daihonzan Eiheiji Temple, its history, structure and daily routine.

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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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James Cahill on Ch’an Painting, 4: Sogenga and Ch’an Landscapes

This fourth lecture of Ch’an Painting looks at the appreciation of this style in Japan and concludes by examining some of the best landscape paintings.

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James Cahill on Ch’an Painting, 3: Muqi’s Six Persimmons

The third in this series of discussions about Ch’an painting by James Cahill looks at Muqi’s iconographic Six Persimmons painting.

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James Cahill on Ch’an Painting, 2: Beginnings and Muqi Fachang

A second lecture on Ch’an painting in China by the distinguished art historian James Cahill.

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James Cahill on Ch’an Painting, 1: Liang Kai

In 2010 Professor Emeritus James Cahill, one of the leading and most eminent historians of Japanese and Chinese art, made a series of films, entitled A Pure and Remote View, examining the development of Chinese painting from its beginnings up and to the middle ages.

The series of 12 lectures, often split into 2,

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Man on Cloud Mountain

This is an hour long documentary with Harada Roshi giving many interviews on his visit to America in 1991

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