Mirror of Zen, A Day in the Moment of a Modern Zen Monk

Mirror of Zen

A non-narrative film following the daily activities of the western zen teacher Hyon Gak sunim.

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Mandala (Korean Film)

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

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The Monk (Short-Stay Monastic Programme in China)

A documentary about a short-stay monastic programme held at a large temple in China (English and Chinese script subtitles).

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The Tripitaka Koreana, A Thousand Years of Wisdom

A documentary about the Korean Tripiṭaka, having over 52,000,000 characters written on more than 80,000 still extant wood blocks.

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Priest Meets Buddha, Seokguram Grotto

A 10 minute introduction to the World Heritage site of the Seokguram Grotto by Fr. Bernard.

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Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter . . . and Spring

This sensitive 2003 film by Kim Ki-duk from South Korea is set around the changing seasons, both of nature and of man, as they play out in a hermitage in a remote and beautiful part of the country (Korean, with English subtitles).

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Why Has Bodhidharma Left for the East?

This is a hauntingly beautiful and deeply meditative film by Bae Yong-kyun, who spent 7 years making and editing the film, which is permeated by Buddhist themes and is built up around Zen koans and Zen-like dialogue.

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