Journey Into Buddhism - Vajra Sky Over Tibet (2007)

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Journey Into Buddhism - Vajra Sky Over Tibet (2007)

Journey Into Buddhism - Vajra Sky Over Tibet (2007)
DVD-Rip | AVI | XviD MPEG4 @ 1 Mbit/s | 720x480 | MP3 Stereo @ 192 Kbit/s 44 KHz | 89 min | 669 MB
Genre: Documentary, History, Adventure, Mystery | Label: PBS | Language: English | Subtitle: English

Vajra is the Sanskrit word signifying the thunderbolt of illumination, and yatra is the word for pilgrimage or spiritual journey. This enthralling third documentary offers a cinematic pilgrimage to central Tibet, bearing witness to the indomitable faith of its endangered Buddhist community and the imminent threat to its very survival. Traveling through breathtaking Himalayan terrain, Vajra Sky Over Tibet visits extraordinary temples, monasteries, and festivals. The enduring power of Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhism resonates in all of its sacred shrines and echoes within the bustling Jokhang Temple and the empty Potala Palace, home of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Journey Into Buddhism - Vajra Sky Over Tibet (2007)

Review

John Bush, who has taken a long interest in our traditions, has created this full length documentary of pilgrimage to Central Tibet, bearing witness to the enduring faith there. I am grateful to him for his dedication to this project to raise awareness of the Vajrayana Buddhist tradition of Tibet as well as the current restraints on religious freedom there. –The Dalai Lama, from him Special Message

Product Description

Vajra is the Sanskrit word signifying the thunderbolt of illumination, and yatra is the word for pilgrimage or spiritual journey. This enthralling third documentary offers a cinematic pilgrimage to central Tibet, bearing witness to the indomitable faith of its endangered Buddhist community and the imminent threat to its very survival.
Traveling through breathtaking Himalayan terrain, Vajra Sky Over Tibet visits extraordinary temples, monasteries, and festivals. The enduring power of Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhism resonates in all of its sacred shrines and echoes within the bustling Jokhang Temple and the empty Potala Palace, home of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Journey into the living traditions of this vanishing civilization and explore the universal ideals of wisdom, compassion, and inner peace at the very heart of this ancient Buddhist culture.
Journey Into Buddhism - Vajra Sky Over Tibet (2007)