This intriguing documentary – Buddha in Suburbia – follows the extraordinary journey of 40 year old Lelung Rinpoche, one of Tibetan Buddhism’s three principal reincarnations, as he sets out to gather lost teachings and to attempt a return to his homeland. For seven years prior to filming, Lelung Rinpoche has been living in Ruislip North … More Following Buddha in Suburbia
I have finally got round to watching Velcrow Ripper’s award-winning documentary, ‘Scared Sacred’. Against the backdrop of a world overwhelmed by turmoil and suffering, Ripper sets out on a unique, and often difficult, pilgrimage. His task is to visit what he calls the ‘Ground Zeros’ of the planet, and in doing so, he poses the … More Film Review: ‘Scared Sacred’
I’ve put together a short video meditation on the 2011 retreat of the Society of Ordained Scientists; the venue was Launde Abbey in Leicestershire, a place of tranquility and beauty, where God’s presence is tangible. You can see it below, courtesy of youtube:
You can watch the trailer of the 2007 film based on the book and carrying the same name. The film is directed by Sean Penn, with a soundtrack by Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam) and starring, Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Kristen Stewart, Catherine Keener. It’s worth watching, although in my opinion it’s nowhere near as good as the … More Into the Wild…..What About the film?