A film exploring the links between two kingdoms that lie at either end of the Tibetan plateau.
A 3-part documentary about Tibetan religion that observes some of the rituals and meditative practices found in the culture.
Documentary one of the greatest lights in Tibetan Buddhism in the 20th century, Khyentse Rimpoche.
The final part of this series looks at reincarnation and assesses the evidence for past life recall.
This documentary outlining not only the life of the Dalai Lama, but also the modern history of the Tibetan people, has many interviews with His Holiness, as well as historic footage.
This is Werner Herzog’s record of the 2002 Kalacakra event in Bodhgaya, and same event later in the year held in Graz, Austria. The film also includes a visit to Mt. Kailash
This is a candid look at the two lives of the Lelung Rinpoche: on the one hand he is one of the most revered of the the reincarnated lamas in the Tibetan tradition, recognised by the Dalai Lama and respected and revered wherever he goes. On the other hand he is an almost unknown and…
The second of Arnaud Desjardin’s films about Tibetan Buddhism in which he looks more closely at the religious side of the culture, with an examination of the rites and rituals, yogic practices and meditation involved in Tantric Buddhism.
In 1964 and 1965 the French filmmaker Arnaud Desjardins gained access to the Tibetan community in exile, in the first filming of their life and culture allowed by the Dalai Lama since going into exile, which was compiled into two films which I will be showing over the next couple of weeks.