Gurdjieff has prepared a group of dancers. The dancers created such a meditative energy, such a great wave of energy, that those who had come just to see the dance, suddenly forgot the dance completely. Something else was there by the side, a door opened through it.. (commentaries by osho)
As the primary custodian of the teachings of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, Dilgo Khyentse was the de facto custodian of the vast majority of Tibetan Buddhist teachings. After the Chinese invasion of Tibet, his personal effort was crucial in the preservation of Tibetan Buddhism. Known as the teacher of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Royal Family of Bhutan, his life and teachings were an inspiration to all who encountered him.
For the first time, the reclusive and secretive Tibetan monks agree to discuss aspects of their philosophy and allow themselves to be filmed while performing their ancient practices.Since the invasion of Tibet over 50 years ago, China has systematically destroyed the Tibetan culture. One of the most profound losses is the tradition of the great master yogis.The entire system which supported these fascinating mind masters has been inexorably eliminated. In order to record these mystical practitioners for posterity, the filmmakers were given permission to film heretofore secret demonstrations and to conduct interviews on subject matter rarely discussed.
In history, people worshiped the sun and associated its absence with the end of the world thus, they greatly feared eclipses. Devoid of scientific knowledge, they thought that the eclipse signifies the death of the sun and ultimately, the death of all. For one, the ancient Egyptians worshiped a sun god that they call Ra. Images of this sun god has been seen in various Egyptian artifacts and was a big part of the religion in ancient Egypt.
Check out this video that compares the size of the Earth to the other planets in our solar system, as well as other stars, the galaxy, and beyond. Despite our microscopic presence in the Universe, it's pretty cool that we can love, laugh and celebrate.
"The Dhamma Brothers" tells a sensational story of human potential and Transformation as it closely follows and records the stories of the inmates at Donaldson Correction Facility who go into 10 days silent vipassana meditation program and are dramatically changed by the influence of an ancient meditation program.