1. Original IndieGoGo Campaign Trailer - “THE SECRET OF THE 5 POWERS


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    THE SECRET OF THE 5 POWERS - (Our first trailer, All New Teaser trailer completed) 3 Superheroes of Peace use the 5 Powers of Faith, Diligence, Mindfulness, Concentration and Insight to change the course of history and inspire millions around the world. Planting seeds of peace in the deep mud of war. The documentary weaves powerfully illustrated comic book animation with contemporary and historic footage that follows the lives of Alfred Hassler, an American anti-war hero, Vietnamese peace activist Sister Chan Khong and Zen Master, Thich Nhat Hanh, whom Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967. The film also reveals the story of the powerfully groundbreaking, yet mostly forgotten, 1958 Martin Luther King Jr "Montgomery Story" Comic Book.

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    • Dhamma Dana (documentary)


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      Documentary - 30 minutes http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1486636/ Special Invitation: THIS Buddhist Film Festival, Singapore, Singapore. Best Domestic Documentary: Queens International Film Festival, New York City. Official Selection: Tel Aviv SPIRIT Film Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel. Official Selection: Wesak International Film Festival, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia. In Myanmar (Burma), “The Golden Land,” monasteries and meditation centers speckle the tropical countryside. Isolated from the many distractions of modernity, it is home to one of the most ancient spiritual traditions in the world: Theravada Buddhism. In the Theravada tradition, which is followed by over ninety percent of the Burmese people, freedom is not pursued externally; rather the Theravada Buddhists devote themselves to finding freedom within themselves. The teachings of inner liberation are propagated by the Sangha, which is the community of ordained monks and nuns. In order to survive the monastics rely on Sangha Dana: gifts and offerings given by lay devotees. It is by the merit of Sangha Dana that the ordained monastics can continue to recompense Sangha Dana with Dhamma Dana: the sacred gift of the Buddha’s teachings. These teachings are said to have come directly from the Buddha himself, preserved by oral and written lineages for more than 2500 years. Dhamma Dana presents the gift of Dhamma with a serene rhythm, revealing how the Burmese Buddhists find inner freedom. Filmed entirely in Myanmar, the film documents a powerfully peaceful spiritual tradition that few experience first hand. ©2011 Lowpressurefilms

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      • The East Bay Meditation Center


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        Alice Walker, Jack Kornfield, and others share what is special about the East Bay Meditation Center.

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        • Michael Stone Dharma Talk: Let the Heat Kill You


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          Dharma Talk by Michael Stone, June 2nd 2009 Centre of Gravity Sangha, Queen West, Toronto More Audio talks are available at http://www.centreofgravity.org Audio talks are also available as a podcast through itunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/centre-of-gravity/id364381014

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          • Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche on Translating the Words of the Buddha


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            Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche on Translating the Words of the Buddha

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            • Women PeaceMakers Program video 2


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              • DJKR Birthday Tribute


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                This is the song we picked out to sing to Rinpoche at his 50th birthday celebration June 18th, 2012. The sangha choir lead an audience of 700 at the Chan Center for Performing Arts in Vancouver. We hope Natalie Merchant doesn't mind! But the lyrics really expressed what we wanted to say to Rinpoche. While the choir sang, this video slideshow was projected on a screen above them.

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                • Not Killing produces Peace ..


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                  NOT KILLING PRODUCES PEACE .. Avoidance of all Killing of any Sentient Being is the most Basic Buddhist training rule #1 http://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Never_Kill.htm http://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Not_Killing.htm http://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/III/Optimal_Observance_I.htm

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                  • Thich Nhat Hanh - Christmas Eve Talk 2010 - Part 1


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                    This talk, Part 1 of 2, was streamed live from Dharma Cloud Temple, Plum Village, on December the 24th, 2010 from 3:30 PM to 4:45 PM CET. Thay talks about Jesus as a refugee, about his own experience as a refugee from Vietnam, and about our collective experience as refugees who need to find their true home. Happy Holidays from the Plum Village Online Monastery team.

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                    • Dhamma Dana (trailer)


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                      For public screening and DVD sales information visit http://www.lowpressurefilms.com Myanmar (Burma) is home to one of the most peaceful spiritual traditions in the world: Theravada Buddhism. In the Theravada tradition, which is followed by 90% of Burmese people, peace and freedom are not pursued externally. Instead the Theravada Buddhists find freedom within themselves. Originating from the Buddhas 2500 year-old teachings, the path to inner liberation is propagated by the Sangha: the community of ordained monks and nuns. Over 5% of Burmese people are members of the Sangha. In order to materially survive, the Sangha relies on Sangha Dana: the offerings given by lay devotees. It is by the merit of Sangha Dana that the order of monks and nuns can continue to recompense the generosity with Dhamma Dana: the sacred gift of the Buddhas teachings. Filmed entirely in Myanmar, Dhamma Dana delves deep into the Golden Lands monastic tradition and reveals how the Burmese Buddhists find inner freedom. The film presents the Dhamma with a serene rhythm; documenting a powerfully peaceful ancient tradition that few experience first hand. Dr Molini, a Burmese nun and avid social worker, provides the experience and guiding light to tell the story of how the Burmese preserve and propagate their unique tradition. In "Dhamma Dana", she illuminates the heartwarming effort of a people who transcend the influence of modern times in order to uphold the ancient tradition of Theravada Buddhism.

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