Tag: Buddhism

Sak Yant: Thai Magical Tattoo [Documentary Film]

• August 12, 2017 • Comments (0)
Sak Yant: Thai Magical Tattoo [Documentary Film]

A short documentary film on a spiritual practice and art form widely spread in Thailand. Sak Yant tattoos, based on ancient Indic Yantras, are an expression of the hybridisation of popular religions in contemporary Thailand, weaving in elements of Buddhism, Hinduism and Animism.

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Qigong – The Spiritual Benefits of a Non Religious Practice

• March 7, 2014 • Comments (2)
Qigong - The Spiritual Benefits of a Non Religious Practice

Grandmaster Wong Kew Kit discusses how the practice of qigong, with its roots in Taoism and Buddhism, can benefit anyone regardless of their faith.

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Karma

• October 7, 2013 • Comments (2)
Karma

The Karma from your past life determines events in this life and can affect and influence your present at all time; however the way you think, your behavior and attitude in this life have nothing to do with your previous life. The way you respond to the events and circumstances in this life is not recorded in your Karma, generated by your past life.

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Hope Arises In Action

• August 9, 2013 • Comments (0)
Hope Arises In Action

In this film, from an the event hosted by Gaia Foundation, on the 10th of July 2013 Joanna talks of the discoveries they made on their collaborative journey, co-authoring the book: Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re in without Going Crazy.

Elaborating on The Work the Reconnects, Joanna acknowledges the pain of the challenging times that we are living in, yet joyfully illuminates the how, by embracing ‘Active Hope’, we can all share our gifts to be part of the biggest social movement in the history of human kind: ‘The Great Turning’. This is a transition from our destructive industrial growth society to finding healthy non life-exterminating ways of living together.

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Active Hope with Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone – Review

• August 7, 2013 • Comments (1)
Active Hope with Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone - Review

Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone share the discoveries they made during the writing of their co-authored book: Active Hope: How to Face the Mess we’re in Without Going Crazy.

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Buddhafield Festival – Fire in The Heart

• July 16, 2013 • Comments (2)
Buddhafield Festival - Fire in The Heart

(17th – 21st July 2013) One of the wonderful things about Buddhafield festival – which comes round once again from Wednesday till Sunday this week in the Blackdown Hills of Devon – is its colourful, madcap and often highly entertaining rituals. Last year’s irreverent Disco Ritual saw a surreal team of super-tall flight attendants on […]

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Knowing Yourself is Freedom

• March 3, 2013 • Comments (0)
Knowing Yourself is Freedom

Illusions of the Ego Prejudices of any kind imply that you are identified with the thinking mind.  It means you don’t see the other human being anymore, but only your own concept of that human being.  To reduce the aliveness of another human being to a concept is already a form of violence. Complaining and […]

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Love and Hate

• January 31, 2013 • Comments (0)
Love and Hate

  It may seem perfect for a while, such as when you are in love, but invariably that apparent perfection gets disrupted as arguments, conflicts, dissatisfaction, and emotional or even physical violence occur with increasing frequency.  It seems that most love relationships become love/hate relationships before long.  Love can then turn into savage attack, feeling […]

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