Dalai Lama Collection

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13 episodes in this series

Episode 1 Avalokiteshvara Initiation
In the 1980's, at the request of His Holiness the Dalai Lama the Meridian Trust began to film many of the old teachers who came out of Tibet before they…
Episode 2 Contentment, Joy and Living Well
H.H. The Dalai Lama discusses how our essential human nature is compassionate and affectionate, and how when this is combined with our intellect, this balance can contribute to happier human…
Episode 3 Essence Of Mahayana Buddhism
In this program His Holiness speaks mainly in English. He summarises the essence of the Mahayana path as the unified practice of compassion and wisdom, and follows this with practical…
Episode 4 Facing Death And Dying Well
The Dalai Lama teaching about the truth of suffering, the Three Characteristics of Existence and the dissolution of the body's elements at death. His Holiness encourages us to develop our…
Episode 5 In Conversation With The Dalai Lama
In March 1993 a group of western Buddhist teachers went to Dharamsala for a conference with H.H. the Dalai Lama. For the first time western Buddhists of all the major…
Episode 6 Interdependence, Interconnectedness And The Nature Of Reality
The Dalai Lama gives a profound teaching on dependent origination and emptiness with great clarity and insight. He includes a discussion on the nature of time and how it is…
Episode 7 Meditating With The Dalai Lama
In this excellent introduction to meditation His Holiness talks about how mental happiness is more enduring than physical and that to obtain mental happiness we must train or transform our…
Episode 8 Message Of Peace and Compassion His Holiness The Dalai Lama UK Visit
A commemorative program of the highlights of H.H. The Dalai Lama's UK visit May/June 2004, including his visits to Liverpool, London & Glasgow. His Holiness, receives an honorary degree from…
Episode 9 Practical Way Of Directing Love And Compassion
Our basic human nature is compassionate and gentle. H.H. The Dalai Lama describes how compassion is the most precious treasure, and it involves a sense of responsibility for the well…
Episode 10 The Power Of Compassion
This video is part of a series of ongoing reissues that bring the work of the Dalai Lama to a wider audience. These films will form part of a unique…
Episode 11 Towards A Peaceful World
This program captures the excitement and the huge crowds which gathered when the Dalai Lama visited the U.K. in May 1999. Highlights include excerpts from 'Lo-jong - Transforming the Mind'…
Episode 12 Universal Responsibility In A Nuclear Age
This program is of His Holiness delivering an impassioned speech at the Conference on the necessity of developing universal responsibility - what he termed "the universal religion" - in order…
Episode 13 Walking The Path of Peace
This program features exclusive coverage of the Dalai Lama's historic three day visit to Northern Ireland. including his official welcome by Rt. Hon Peter Mandelson, Secretary of State for Northern…

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Avalokiteshvara Initiation
Episode 1 of Dalai Lama Collection
In the 1980's, at the request of His Holiness the Dalai Lama the Meridian Trust began to film many of the old teachers who came out of Tibet before they passed away. This original filming initiative came to be known as the Lama Project; a total of 600 hours of…
The Power Of Compassion
Episode 10 of Dalai Lama Collection
This video is part of a series of ongoing reissues that bring the work of the Dalai Lama to a wider audience. These films will form part of a unique and groundbreaking series of films that will be welcomed the world over not only by those interested in Buddhism but…
Facing Death And Dying Well
Episode 4 of Dalai Lama Collection
The Dalai Lama teaching about the truth of suffering, the Three Characteristics of Existence and the dissolution of the body's elements at death. His Holiness encourages us to develop our awareness of death and move from gross understanding to more subtle levels.
Message Of Peace and Compassion His Holiness The Dalai Lama UK Visit
Episode 8 of Dalai Lama Collection
A commemorative program of the highlights of H.H. The Dalai Lama's UK visit May/June 2004, including his visits to Liverpool, London & Glasgow. His Holiness, receives an honorary degree from John Moores University in Liverpool Cathedral, and meets the Mayor of Liverpool. His Holiness also meets members of the public…
Practical Way Of Directing Love And Compassion
Episode 9 of Dalai Lama Collection
Our basic human nature is compassionate and gentle. H.H. The Dalai Lama describes how compassion is the most precious treasure, and it involves a sense of responsibility for the well being of others. A mother's first act to her new born baby is the compassionate offering of milk, and this…
Sunrise/Sunset - A Day in the Life of the Dalai Lama
The daily life of the Dalai Lama is brought home with remarkable intimacy in Sunrise/Sunset. Granted total access to His Holiness for 24 hours, this is a day in the life of the Dalai Lama from when he wakes up at 3AM until his bedtime at dusk.
Interdependence, Interconnectedness And The Nature Of Reality
Episode 6 of Dalai Lama Collection
The Dalai Lama gives a profound teaching on dependent origination and emptiness with great clarity and insight. He includes a discussion on the nature of time and how it is a mere convention Nothing happens without the aggregation of causes and conditions, and His Holiness describes how Buddhahood comes about…
The Buddha's Forgotten Nuns
This documentary tells the story of women fighting to gain their place as female monks, or Bhikkhunis, in male dominated Buddhist traditions around the world. "It's like a revolution has happened for women in Buddhism across the globe, yet if you're not connected with the Buddhist community you probably wouldn't…
Talking with Buddha
A heart warming journey among Tibetan Buddhist monasteries to seek guidance from some of the great Lamas of Buddhism, including His Holiness the 17th Karmapa. All this against a backdrop of Himalaya mountains and the rythmic chanting of monks in morning prayers. The photography is breath-taking, the colors so vivid…
Contentment, Joy and Living Well
Episode 2 of Dalai Lama Collection
H.H. The Dalai Lama discusses how our essential human nature is compassionate and affectionate, and how when this is combined with our intellect, this balance can contribute to happier human life and a better world for all beings. He then suggests that transformation is achieved by increasing our good qualities…
Essence Of Mahayana Buddhism
Episode 3 of Dalai Lama Collection
In this program His Holiness speaks mainly in English. He summarises the essence of the Mahayana path as the unified practice of compassion and wisdom, and follows this with practical advice to westerners practising Dharma and concludes by answering questions from the audience.
Brilliant Moon: Glimpses Of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche - A Buddhist Teacher
Brilliant Moon chronicles the life of the writer, poet, and meditation master Khyentse Rinpoche, one of Tibet's most revered 20th-century Buddhist teachers. Spiritual guide to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Royal Family of Bhutan, his life and teachings were an inspiration to all who encountered him. Richard Gere…