Learn the various forms of Buddhism and its precepts from the following documentaries, discourses and lectures.


What is Buddhism? Part 1/2

What is Buddhism? Part 2/2



Buddhism Explained By Alan Watts



Rev. Takafumi Kawakami

Rev. Takafumi Kawakami, Deputy Head Priest at Kyoto’s Shunkoin Temple, embraces the skill of mindfulness as the center of Zen Buddhism and meditation, inspiring us all to slow our frantic lives to stay true to the present.



Matthieu Ricard

Matthieu Ricard, a happiness researcher and a Buddhist monk, says altruism is also a great lens for making decisions, both for the short and long term, in work and in life.

Matthieu Ricard looks at the relationship between altruism and Meditation.


His Holiness the Karmapa

His Holiness the Karmapa talks about how he was discovered to be the reincarnation of a revered figure in Tibetan Buddhism. In telling his story, he urges us to work on not just technology and design, but the technology and design of the heart. He is translated onstage by Tyler Dewar.

A HEART ADVICE given in the heart of Europe. During his recent visit to Berlin, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, gave a brief and precise teaching on the purpose of spiritual practice and life in general. This film captures the heart of this teaching – the STORY Karmapa used to illustrate his message.


His Holiness the Dalai Lama

In ‘No Regrets: Advice for Living & Dying’ His Holiness the Dalai Lama addresses the profound importance of preparing for dying & how to live a meaningful life. This video provides a rare insight in HHDL as he gives advice to the terminally ill, medical professionals & general public on issues, including grief & loss and emotional & spiritual support at the end of life. Filmed in Australia at Karuna Hospice Service, HHDL brings compassion, practical advice & wisdom to outline the path for a fulfilling life & a peaceful death.

Excerpt from a public talk -Ethics of Our Time) given at the University of California Santa Barbara April 2009.

Dalai Lama on Buddhism not as a Religion, but as a spiritual guidance trough life on Swiss national television (SRF Sternstunde)